Maddy wins “The Open” de Palmares

Paul Maddy edged out Portugal’s Joao Carlota by a single shot to clinch the 3 rounds Palmares Open with a total of 10 under par.

After the first round, Robbie Flower and Louis Hirst both scored 4 under par 68’s to narrowly lead Carlota by one and the eventual champion, Maddy by 2 shots.

The second day saw a fine 5 under par 67 from George Woolgar who joined Maddy in the lead by one shot from Carlota and Luke Donnelly, so with one round left it was destined to be a close finish’

The windy conditions on the second Day saw some dramatic scoring in both directions, both ups and downs but in the end, it was Maddy who emerged triumphant despite being chased home by Carlota, who must surely win soon.