Stenson completes a “double” a decade later. The “Iceman” keeps his cold on an action-packed final day to win a BMW International Open for a second time.

Posted on 26. Jun, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Pulheim. Henrik Stenson is a leader of a 28th BMW
International Open during Golf Club Gut Lärchenhof. Ten years after his
initial pretension during what is one of a many prestigious tournaments on the
European Tour, a Swede finished 3 shots transparent on 17 underneath par
(271 shots) to join an disdainful organisation of usually 4 players whose names
underline twice on a desired trophy. The leader of a 2006 BMW
International Open had finished runner-up for a past dual years.
Heavy rainfall caused play to be dangling yesterday, ensuing in
Stenson, and a infancy of a field, carrying to play 36 holes today.
The “Iceman” refused to concede this to strike him out of his stride,
however, carding a sum of 10 birdies on Sunday and holding his
haughtiness to deflect off a plea of runners-up Thorbjørn Olesen (DEN,
-14) and Darren Fichardt (RSA, -14). Fourth place went to Raphaël
Jacquelin (FRA, -12), while Sergio García (ESP, – 10) and Kiradech
Aphibarnrat (THA, -10) finished tied in fifth place.

For Stenson, who receives a winner’s coupon for 333,330 Euros and
climbs to fifth place in a universe rankings, a tenth attainment on the
European Tour was a special one: “It is so honeyed to win it now, after
entrance so tighten for a final dual years,” pronounced Stenson. “Outside
Sweden, this is like my second home tournament. I’ve got a great
attribute with a German fans. we unequivocally feel a support all the
time. It is fantastic.” The Swede joins Paul Azinger (USA, 1990 and
1992), Thomas Bjørn (DEN, 2000 and 2002) and Pablo Larrazábal (ESP,
2011 and 2015) as one of usually 4 players to have won a BMW
International Open twice.

Stenson, who in 2013 became a usually actor ever to win both the
“Race to Dubai” and a “FedExCup” in one season, was presented with
a champion’s esteem by Peter outpost Binsbergen, Senior Vice President
Sales and Marketing BMW Germany. “Congratulations to Henrik Stenson on
his considerable performance,” pronounced outpost Binsbergen after a trophy
presentation. “He showed emphatically because he has been a permanent
tie in a tip 10 of a universe rankings for years. The 2016 BMW
International Open has a estimable leader during a finish of a contest week
packaged with highlights. we would like to appreciate everybody who has helped
to make a BMW International Open such a success. The ardent golf
fans, who emanate such a spine-tingling atmosphere around a course,
are a life and essence of a top-class contest like this. As such, we
are gay that, notwithstanding all a sleet yesterday, we have still
welcomed 58,500 spectators over a march of a week.”

Over a march of a past for days, a stars of a European Tour
have treated a crowds during Golf Club Gut Lärchenhof to top-class golf
and large noted moments. The unequivocally initial day of a tournament
saw Scotland’s Richie Ramsay (+2, T56) strike a ultimate expostulate and ace
a 16th hole. Ramsay perceived a dream esteem estimable of a centenary
of a BMW Group and a BMW brand: a new BMW M760Li xDrive, worth
over 170,000 Euros. However, this was not to be a usually sensational
shot of a tournament: García steady a attainment on a eleventh, and
was rewarded with an disdainful hotel voucher, pleasantness of corporate
partner Hilton.

The best pledge of a contest was Jeremy Paul (+2, T56) who,
along with his hermit Yannik, were obliged for a initial on the
European Tour: this was a initial time that twins had teed off during the
same tournament. The weekend was a illusory knowledge for Jeremy
Paul. “It is a good feeling when we travel onto a 18th and everyone
applauds you. It unequivocally gives we goosebumps when everybody is clapping
for you,” he pronounced on Sunday. “I am gay that a spectators
cheered for me a approach they did. It was a sorcery feeling, and we will
not forget a BMW International Open for a prolonged time.”

Runner-up Thorbjørn Olesen showed signs of a lapse to a kind of
form that warranted him a repute as one of a many sparkling young
players in Europe. The 26-year-old carded 3 unbroken rounds of
67 (-5), before entrance adult usually brief of his fourth European Tour
title. “All in all it has been a good week,” pronounced Olesen after his
final round. “It is always good to be in contention, though we wish I
could have finished a small bit some-more this afternoon and put some pressure
on Henrik.” World series 12 Sergio García, an eleven-time leader on
a European Tour, had mounted a clever challenge, including a
overwhelming eagle on a 13th, though was stopped in his marks by a
double-bogey on a following hole. The 36-year-old can now look
brazen to a well-earned rest after personification 36 holes of golf in one
day for a second unbroken tournament. “Two weeks in a quarrel with 36
holes – I’m removing too aged for this,” García joked.

The BMW International Open earnings to the devout home during Golfclub
München Eichenried subsequent season.

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