16th December 2017 | Alps Tour Golf
Albert Venter won Final Stage
South Africa’s Albert Venter wrote his name on the Alps Tour Qualifying School book. He won back to back the first and final stages. This is the first time a player recorded this result. He signed for final round 68, -3 for -12 total.
Federico Zucchetti of Italy and France’s Paul Bariteau shared second place 3 shots further. Zucchetti fired best score of the day tie, 65 and Bariteau recorded a 68 card.
The weather was fresh and windy on La Cala golf course and only players from north of Scotland wore short sleeves.
The overnight leader, Venter did not start the best way his hunt to glory. He dropped one shot on the first hole but he erased his mistake with a 68 meter wedge shot holed on the next hole for eagle. His playing partners did chase him all day long and he admitted he had it was a hard day. »
There are 37 players who got their full category to play on Alps Tour next year. From England, 11, GB&I all together 15. Then the second nations are Spain and France with 6 players qualified. New countries will start on Alps Tour, one player from Israel, Colombia, South Africa and 2 from Sweden.
The season will be launched mid-february with traditional Egypt swing.