Francesco Laporta, virtually excellent weekend

An virtually excellent weekend that lived by Francesco Laporta in Wentworth. The Apulian was the chief on the shifting day, he closed the BMW PGA Championship with an awesome sixth place (second prime ten in eight days) and took residence virtually 200 thousand euros.

The one downside: one among his balls at gap 13 ended up within the head of a spectator. Not simply any spectator: the ball hit his coach, Pietro Cosenza.

Francesco Laporta, BMW PGA Championship

Clear the concern and concern of each, sentiments documented by these photographs on the sidelines.

A golf ball in your head might be very harmful: sadly there are a number of precedents. Lapo himself is aware of it nicely, who within the Fb put up on the finish of his weekend in Surrey mentions this out of this system and tells of the aid for his coach’s situations.

On the pitch, in an important match of the European Tour 2021, Laporta confirmed all his expertise. Seventh after the primary lap, fourth within the center and first on the finish of the third day. Then, within the final spherical he made 4 birdies with two bogeys, discovering the second consecutive prime ten after the one at DS Cars 78th Italian Open.

The 30-year-old from Castellana Grotte (Bari) thus features one other 29 positions within the Race to Dubai the place he’s now forty sixth. For Lapo, the grand finale of the season, the DP World Tour Championship (from 18 to 21 November), is getting nearer and nearer.

The victory in 2021 went to the American Billy Horschel because of a final bogey free lap completed in 65 (-7). The 34-year-old from Grant (Florida), who moved from fourth to second within the Race, behind solely Morikawa, is a crucial victory.

The exploit in Surrey allowed Horschel to money a examine for € 1,125,951. “I am actually speechless. It is a particular success, in a match that equates to The Gamers Championship ”. It’s Horschel’s delight that he equated the BMW PGA Championship with one of many PGA’s spotlight occasions. A fan of West Ham (he pulled out a hammers bag for the event), Horschel received the FedEx Cup in 2014.

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