The English Todd Clements literally dominated in the Irish Challenge, concluded with 269 (66 65 70 68, -19) strokes and disputed on The K Club course (par 72) in Straffan in Ireland where he led a good race Matteo Manassero , fifth with 279 (69 69 72 69, -9), and Stefano Mazzoli was no less, 21st with 282 (65 70 73 74, -6), even if he overpaid two errors in the last three holes .
Todd Clements, results
Clements, 25, took his first title on the circuit in a season with three top ten, including a second place in the Empordà Challenge, finishing his performance with a partial 68 (-4) made up of an eagle and four birdies and with the luxury of two bogeys in the final with a widely acquired result. The title earned him a check for 40,000 euros out of a prize pool of 250,000 euros and allowed him to place a mortgage on the passage in the DP World Tour 2023, to which the first 20 in the Road To Mallorca will access at the end of the year (order of merit ). where he climbed from 19th to fourth place.
For the others there was only a race for the second position in which the Northern Irishman Tom McKibbin (275, -13) prevailed ahead of the Irish John Murphy, third with 277 (-11), and the English Harry Ellis , fourth with 278 (-10). Manassero had the company of six other competitors including Spaniard Alejandro Del Rey, who scored last week in the Big Green Egg German Challenge, and South African Deon Germishuys
Manassero made a big leap in the money list, climbing from 53rd to 41st place and entering the top 45 who will play their chances to climb the major circuit in the Grand Final from 3 to 6 November in Mallorca, Spain. He closed the tournament with four birdies and a bogey for the partial 69 (-3), while Mazzoli, after two birdies and two bogeys in 15 holes, lost a possible position among the top ten with the bogey-birdie-double sequence. bogey on the last three (74, +2).
Enrico Di Nitto ranked 67th with 303 (73 69 81 80, +15), while Edoardo Raffaele Lipparelli and Michele Cea, 75.i with 145 (+1), came out at the cut fell to 143 (-1), Aron Zemmer, 111th with 148 (+4), and Jacopo Vecchi Fossa, 146th with 155 (+11).