06/05/2017 Alps Tour 2017: Alps De Las Castillas, Cabanillas Golf, Madrid. Spain. 4-6 May 2017. Sebastian Garcia of Spain with his trophy. Credit: Tristan Jones
6th May 2017 | Alps Tour Golf

Maiden win for Garcia Rodriguez on home soil

Sebastian Garcia Rodriguez sealed maiden victory on Alps Tour defeating his fellow countryman young amateur Adria Arnaus after first extra hole.

The 28 year old player from Madrid only needed one extra hole to win Alps de Las Catillas trophy. This tournament shown a different face every day. The first round was in Dutch hands with Van Meijel leading, the second round was blue-white and red thanks to Jérôme Lando-Casanova but the ultimate round, the one that matters offered a 100% Spanish podium.

The overnight leader did not manage to keep same pace while Spaniards dug their advantage birdie after birdie. David Borda finished third thanks to final 68, -10. Adria Arnaus signed for the best score of the day tie, 65 to go to -13 total and Sebastian Garcia recorded 66 for same total as he holed birdie on the last regular hole.

Experience helped Garcia to keep nerves of steel during the play-off. He earns the second biggest check of his career, 6960 €.

The Alps Tour ranking after Alps De Las Castillas, 1st, Lars Van Meijel, then Julien Brun, Jérôme Lando-Casanova, Jacopo Vecchi Fossa and David Borda.

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