In Denmark Bernd Wiesberger is ready to drop his second success in Made in HimmerLand. After winning the tournament in 2019 – the competition in 2020 was not played due to Covid – the Austrian (who also won the Italian Open that year) with a total of 199 (66 65 68, -13 ) remained at the top of the Eurotour tournament rankings.
In Farso, the 35-year-old from Vienna has a shot ahead of the Swedish Alexander Bjork after the “moving day”, second with 200 (-13). While in 3 / a position with 202 (-11) Laurie Canter (second in 2020 at the Italian Open).
Bernd Wiesberger, Made in HimmerLand
Among the Azzurri the best is still Guido Migliozzi. The Venetian after the second place mockery at the British Masters (defeated in the play-off by the English Richard Bland) is now 14 / o with 205 (-8) and “sees” the US Open.
Together with the British Masters and the Porsche European Open (3-6 June in Germany) the Made in HimmerLand is one of the three tournaments that are giving away ten places overall, as part of a special ranking of the European Tour, to play the expected Major scheduled from 17 to 20 June in La Jolla, California.
In Denmark, on the other hand, Nino Bertasio is 35 / o (207, -6) with Renato Paratore 58 / o (211, -2) and Lorenzo Gagli 66 / o (212, -1). Tomorrow the grand finale with Wiesberger chasing his eighth career success on the top continental circuit.
A historic enterprise, one of the greatest ever in golf. In South Carolina Phil Mickelson with a total of 282 (70 69 70 73, -6) shots won the 103rd edition of the PGA Championship becoming the oldest winner of a Grand Slam tournament at 50 years, 11 months and 7 days.
. The Californian surpassed the previous record of Julius Boros, king of the PGA Championship in 1968 at 48 years, 4 months and 18 days. On Kiawah Island, against all odds and after a tournament that saw him as protagonist from start to finish, the southpaw from San Diego overcame the competition of two other Major champions: Brooks Koepka (champion of the PGA Championship in 2018 and 2019) and Louis Oosthuizen, both 2 / i with 270 (-4).
“It’s a fantastic success, I don’t think I’ve ever experienced anything like it. I believed and hoped that anything could be possible. I hope to be a source of inspiration for many, I have made many sacrifices but it was really worth it.
I love this sport and I love to compete with such strong players “Mickelson said at the end of the tournament. To celebrate his masterpiece over 10,000 spectators, crowded at the 18th hole of the Ocean Course (par 72), a course that left no way out even to Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas – respectively number 1 and two in the world, both out at the cut – and who celebrated the exploit of “Lefty”
From Tiger Woods to Jack Nicklaus, from Gary Player to John Daly, from Thomas to Koepka, the world of golf has celebrated Mickelson’s victory. “Seeing you win at 50 is really inspiring. Congratulations “the compliments on Twitter of Tiger Woods, the great absentee of the tournament.”
You are a formidable ambassador of this sport, a timeless champion “the praise of Player. The world of golf is a global tribute to one of its greatest performers who, 30 years, 4 months and 10 days after his first PGA Tour title at the Northern Telecom Open (in 1991, as an amateur) celebrated one of his victories most important.
For the Californian it is the sixth title in a Major, the second in the PGA Championship (already won in 2005) and the 45 / o on the top American circuit where he is now in eighth place, in the all-time ranking, for trophies won.