Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger efficiently defended his Made in HimmerLand title in fashion as he cruised to a five-shot win in Denmark.
The 35-year-old had led after each spherical and, having began the ultimate day with a one-shot lead, dominated proceedings with eight birdies in a closing 64. That gave him a 21 below par complete and 5 shot margin of victory over Italy’s Guido Migliozzi, who raced up the leaderboard with a shot a closing 63. English pair Richard Bland and Jordan Smith shared third with Australia’s Jason Scrivener on 15 below.
After birdieing the primary, Wiesberger had his solely bogey of the day on the brief third, however quickly acquired the shot again from shut vary on the fifth. His tee shot on the par-three sixth cleared the water in entrance of the inexperienced with nothing to spare, however a sensational chip noticed him rescue par and 4 birdies in 5 holes from the eighth turned the closing stretch right into a procession.
“It’s unbelievable,” Wiesberger mentioned. “I’ve had seven chances to defend a title and I wasn’t successful the first six. I’ve said it all week, I really like it here. Playing here is good for my confidence, especially after a couple of tougher weeks, so it’s a special place for me. It brings out the best in me. I got it going when I needed to so really enjoyable.”
Victory additionally propels Wiesberger into rivalry for a spot on Padraig Harrington’s Ryder Cup workforce later this 12 months. Asked a few potential debut, he added: “There’s numerous golf to be performed. First of all I actually needed to have week and begin taking part in higher golf once more. This week actually clicked for me, had a few good breaks on the way in which as nicely.
“I’ve got to keep playing good golf, but I would like to put my name in the vicinity of one of those spots. First things first, I need to play some more tournaments like this week and it will sort itself out.”
Migliozzi’s runner-up end was his second in as many occasions after he additionally completed second on the Betfred British Masters and his third total this season.
Wiesberger’s triumph means no one has gained greater than his 4 titles on the European Tour because the begin of the 2019 season – he joins world primary Dustin Johnson on that mark – and is prone to carry him again into the highest 50 on this planet rankings.
Bernd Wiesberger’s successful gear
Driver: Titleist TSi3 (8°)
3-wood: Titleist TSi2 (13.5°)
Hybrid: Titleist 818H2 (17°)
Driving iron: Titleist T100 (3)
Irons: Titleist 620 CB (4-6 iron) Titleist 620 MB (7-9)
Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM8 (46°, 53°, 59°)
Putter: Scotty Cameron T5W Putter
Ball: Titleist Pro V1