First career victory on the DP World Tour for Sean Crocker who in Scotland, with a total of 266 (63 66 69 68, -22) strokes, won the Hero Open. In St. Andrews, the American just outpaced the English Eddie Pepperell, 2 / o with 267 (-21) after a comeback in the final round that allowed him to achieve the best score of the day (65, -7) together with the French Joel Stalter (14 / o with 274, -14).
On the Fairmont St Andrews course (par 72), Spaniard Adrian Otaegui and Scotsman David Law shared 3rd place with 269 (-19). While Francesco Laporta lost ground, from 31 / o to 41 / o with 278 (67 70 70 71, -10).
Crocker, a 25-year-old born in Zimbabwe, resident of West Palm Beach (Florida) and professional since 2017, celebrated his first career achievement on the circuit. Wire-to-wire victory for the American. In the lead from the first to the fourth round, in the last 18 holes he has made five birdies, with a bogey.
Sean Crocker, statements
“Winning a golf tournament is never easy. I am happy to have fulfilled a dream I have cherished for some time,” Crocker’s joy at the end of the tournament.
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews is one of the best golf clubs in the world. It is located in the pueblo de St Andrews, in the condado de Fife in Escocia, y es conocido as “La cuna del golf”. 2004 This papel passed to ser desempeñado for the recently created by The R&A.
The organization was created in 1754 with el nombre de Sociedad de Golfistas de St. Andrews, a local golf club que jugaba in el campo de St Andrews, and little by little it became important. In 1834, el rey Guillermo IV se convirtió en un patrono y el club pasó a llamarse con su nombre actual. In 1897 the Sociedad fijó las normas básicas del golf as it is conocen actually, y en los siguientes 30 años pasó to control the organization of other tournaments in other campos.
The R&A is the highest authority in golf in the world, excepto en los Estados Unidos y México, whence this responsibility lies with the United States Golf Association (USGA). This organization, created in 2004, collaborates with organizations of professional golfers and amateurs of more than 110 countries. También intends to introduce el juego del golf en nuevos países en los que no es conocido.
El R&A cooperates with the USGA in the revision of the rules of golf, además de formular las especificaciones técnicas del equipamiento del golf.