Stuttgart/Palma de Mallorca
. A dream shot to a dream car – the Italian Marco Leoni played himself into the
“The swing felt good, but I didn’t see where the ball landed,” remembered Leoni. “It was only on hearing the spectators’ reaction did I realize that the ball was in the hole.” The member of the Monticello Golf Club, which is not far from Lake Como, was given a standing ovation at the victory ceremony in the evening. “It’s crazy,” said the 56-year old. “I’m so proud, and I’d like to thank
It was the crowning glory of a spectacular
The World Final took place for the sixth time in Mallorca. Played over two Stableford rounds in windy conditions at the Club de Golf Alcanada and, for the first time, at the Canyamel Golf complex from 6 to 9 May, the golfers competed for the World Trophy for teams and in the individual events (gross and 3 net classes). Team South Korea triumphed in the 2018 Golf Cup season’s World Trophy when finishing well ahead of Team China and Team
The gross title in the prestigious individual competition was secured by Phil White. The Englishman narrowly missed out on the big dream of playing in a professional tournament by just one shot after posting a highly impressive three under par for the two rounds. An overall score of four under or better would have opened up the door to the world of the golf pros for White, who travelled to the World Final with a +2 handicap. A wild card for the
“It has been brilliant. A tournament that feels like a professional event, two perfectly prepared beautiful golf courses and then most of all the victory with the big award ceremony – simply indescribable. This is of course the highlight of my golfing life,” said White before adding with a smile on his face, “Even if one stroke too much hurts a bit. Participating in the
As the winner of the World Trophy, the victorious South Korea team is set for a several-day trip to watch the
“These rather special prizes are only fair, especially in view of the outstanding singles players here once again this year,” said Eberhard Schneider, Manager Global Events and Services at
It was also due to the supporting program of events that included an emotional opening ceremony at the historical Torre de Canyamel and a closing dinner in the Galdent cave restaurant. Accompanying persons also had the opportunity to play their own golf tournament, enjoy some practice sessions and get to know the island in a quite special way on a
Winners of the
World Trophy 2019: Team South Korea
– Gross: Phil White, Team Great Britain
– Net A (HCP +2.5 – 7.0): Shih-Feng Lo, Team
– Net B (HCP 7.1 – 14.5): Min Kim, Team South Korea
– Net C (HCP 14.6 – 36.0): Sunhee Oh, Team South Korea
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