Denmark’s Jeff Winther carded a gritty stage par last spherical to win his first European Tour title on the Mallorca Golf Open.
The 33-year-old Dane had posted rounds of 62 on days one and three, sandwiching a 71 in robust situations on Friday, and whereas the wind returned to Golf Santa Ponsa for the ultimate 18 holes, Winther saved his cool.
After paring 16 holes and making one birdie, he reached the ultimate gap with a tw0-shot lead. Regardless of lacking a par putt from three toes, Winther holed the one again recorded a closing 70 to remain at 15 beneath and win by one shot from Spanish duo Pep Angles and Jorge Campillo and Swede Sebastian Soderberg – who completed second for the second week in a row.
Winther had his household with him within the Balearic Islands, and 6 12 months outdated daughter Nora hand a hand within the victory – coming to the rescue when he obtained locked within the toilet for nearly an hour on Sunday morning.
Talking after his win, which got here with a €150,000 first prize, Winther mentioned: “It’s unbelievable, it’s not sinking in. I couldn’t have a greater week. I’m overwhelmed.”
A 2015 European Problem Tour graduate who got here by way of the Qualifying Faculty in 2016, 2017 and 2018, Winther moved to thirty seventh within the Race to Dubai rating and can earn a spot in subsequent month’s finish of season DP World Championship in Dubai.
Jeff Winther’s WITB
Driver: Callaway MAVRIK Max (10.5°)
Fairway: Callaway MAVRIK Max (15°)
Irons: Callaway Apex MB (3-PW); Apex Professional (4)
Putter: Odyssey EXO 2-Ball
Ball: Callaway Chrome Tender X LS