Bhullar finishes 13th in Spain, Bezuidenhout wins the title
SOTOGRANDE: Gaganjeet Bhullar he could not handle the momentum he needed for a Top-10, with a total of 72 in the final round to sign T-13 at Estrella Damm N.A. Masters of Andalusia Organized by the Sergio García Foundation.
Bhullar, who was tied for sixth place after the third round, finished with a total of 283, while his Indian compatriot Shiv Kapur (72) finished T-56a.
South African Christiaan Bezuidenhout He won his first European Tour title in emphatic style. He won by six shots after starting the last day at Real Club Valderrama with a five-shot lead.
The advantage was reduced to three at a given time, but a final 71 saw him finish at ten par low, to become the third different player to lift the trophy after Graeme McDowell (2010), and the host of the tournament Sergio García (2011, 2017, 2018).
Spanish people Eduardo de la riva , Álvaro Quirós and Jon Rahm finished with Arnaus and Lorenzo-Vera at four under par in a five-way tie for second place.
Garcia was then three points below, with the captain of the Ryder Cup of Europe 2018, Thomas Bjørn, the Belgian Thomas Detry, Gavin Green of Malaysia, the German Bernd Ritthammer and Hideto Tanihara of Japan a shot further back.
The victory also ensured Bezuidenhout a debut in the Major Championship at The Open in two weeks, along with Frenchman Mike Lorenzo-Vera and local favorite Adri Arnaus.
Bezuidenhout's victory completes a remarkable increase for a player who has had to overcome adversity from an early age.
At the age of two, he mistakenly drank rat poison, an incident that led him to develop a stutter that caused him anxiety.
The beta blockers he took to combat his stuttering led him to fail a doping test in the 2014 Amateur Championship.
While his two-year ban was cut to nine months after officials declared that he had not been seeking a competitive advantage, he missed the opportunity to represent his country in the Eisenhower Trophy.