11 Portugal Masters in Vilamoura

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The best CLASSIFICATION EVER of PORTUGUESE in MOST IMPORTANT PORTUGUESE GOLF TOURNAMENT, 2 MILLION EUROS IN PRIZE MONEY, WHERE THE DANISH LUCAS BJERREGAARD WAS THE BEST IN THE DOM PEDRO VICTORIA GOLF COURSE IN VILAMOURA AND WON HIS FIRST TITLE ON THE EUROPEAN TOUR.

Ricardo Melo Gouveia and Filipe Lima made today (Sunday) story on the 11th Portugal Masters, when sharing between them 5th place, the best ranking of always of Portuguese in our most important golf tournament.

Lima (with rounds of 69, 66, 68 and 67) and Gouveia ( with rounds of 69, 67,69 and 65) totalled 270 shots, 14 below Par, and 6 shots behind, the Danish champion Lucas Bjerregaaard, which Added 66 cards, 65, 68 and 65 and won is first career title in Vilamoura. from your European Tour career.

In one go,Bjerregaard pocketed 333,330 euros, ascended to 47° place in the race to Dubai, virtually ensuring it will continue on the European Tour, first divison and fighting for qualification for the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

The two Portuguese Olympic athletes, use the Portugal Masters as a springboard for maintenance on the European Tour in 2018. A top 3 could have given them this, but the 5th place, still guarantee 77,400 euros each.

In purely financial terms, the time is saved to both, but this converted value in points for the race to Dubai is still not enough. Ricardo Gouveia improved from No. 133 for 114, while Lima rose from 176° to 145°. There are only four tournaments until the end of the regular season on the European Tour and the two Portuguese need enter the top 100 of the race to Dubai in order to hold the right to continue on the European Tour next season. There is another way, which consists of stay in the top 10 of the Access List, a ranking that only counts the events that do not form part of the Rolex Series. In this hierarchy, Ricardo jumped for 13 and Lima to 25th. These are technical issues all What was at stake today, but the feat of the two players who represented Portugal at the World Cup in Australia meant a lot more for symbolic value. The national record of 16 classified by Ricardo Santos, another Vilamoura player in the Portugal Masters of 2012 was sprayed and Ricardo Gouveia thought in chance to get to victory, when been some time in second place, by two distinct times during the last round. When your test is over, was the leader in the clubhouse, something unheard of in the race for a Portuguese. In another d going to glorious sunshine in Vilamoura, Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course bejewelled to receive the two best golfers in Portuguese present and if it is true that for the seventh time in 11 years have exceeded the 36000 entries in five days (36,083), this time felt that, for the first time, there was more public Portuguese, with highlight to hundreds of children in the party.

The matches at hole 1 of the two athletes Portuguese Olympic and their arrivals to the 18 hole were, this made, the noisier moments of the week and the persecution of bothm were after the evidence gave hope of an effect multiplier of practitioners. «I remember a few years ago be a of them and walk over there in the middle ', said Melo George to Sky Sports. ' It is wonderful to see them these children and who knows if one day one of them will not play better than what we did today», declared Lima. There have been players in Portugal

win European Tour tournaments, Daniel Silva in 1992, Filipe Lima in 2004 and Ricardo Santos in 2012, but the Portugal Masters in Vilamoura has a status and shines in the history of the National Golf courses. ' I call it my fifth ' Major '», stressed Ricardo Gouveia.

For tourism of Portugal, the surging numbers, transmissions worldwide television, the promotion of golf in Algarve particular and the country in General, systematic winning of premiums best Destination Golf Tourism, are the determinants facts of success in the tournament.

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