Philipp Pakosch third in Dutch Championship
After four intense rounds of the Dutch Amateur Open held at Eindhovensche Golf course, Philipp Pakosch (Sobienie Królewskie G&CC) took equal 3rd place after carding a 281. 22-year-old German, Lukas Euler, triumphed in extra time, with a 280.
The Dutch Amateur Championship has been played since 1898 and it is a leading amateur stroke play tournament in the Netherlands. Since 2000, the championship has been hosted by Eindhovensche Golf course (par 72).
This year, it brought together 108 golfers, including 35 ladies from 20 countries around the world. Poland was represented by Philipp Pakosch.
The Sobienie Królewskie G&CC golfer opened the championship in the Netherlands really well. On the first day, he played par and improved this result by two notches on the second. With 142 (-2), he easily made it through the CUT (results +6 and better). He played his best round of the tournament on the third day – 68 strokes (-4). Consequently, he moved closer to the top and the leaders. He finished the final round, recording a -1. Eventually, 281 strokes gave him 3rd place.
The winner was Lukas Euler, representing Germany, who was among the best golfers from the beginning (71, 66, 74, 69 – 280). His victory was decided in extra time after a duel against another German golfer, Mark Hammer. The first place secured him a wild card for the tournament in the European Challenge – KLM Dutch Open.
Results available HERE.
Official website Dutch Amateur Open.
Photo Shots on the Fairway