Acciona Open de España (ET): Warrior on the podium

He didn’t miss much Julien warrior to come and join in the final fight for the title of this open d’Espagne. Two small strokes, a missed putt here or a missed fairway there, tiny details in short which deprived the Frenchman of a play-off against the Spaniards Rafael Cabrera-Bello and Adri Arnaus. Author of a card of 69 (-2) this Sunday, with two bogeys and four birdies on the clock, Guerrier nevertheless concluded a very fine week which will have to serve as a springboard for the few tournaments that remain to be played this season, and those he will play in 2022. Finally third at -17 overall, he finished two lengths from the two Iberians, who parted at the first sudden death hole, when the Canary Islands player returned his putt for birdie and won his fourth trophy on the European tour, the first for four years. And what’s more in front of his audience! Tied with the Indian Shubankhar Sharma and the Scottish Grant Forrest, Warrior climbed to 104th rank in the Race to Dubai, which should ensure him a full playing right for next year since there are only four regular tournaments to play before the final in Dubai reserved for the top 50.

Second Habs at the leaderboard this Sunday evening at Villa de Madrid Country Club, Victor Dubuisson (66) and Alexander Levy (69) shared 12th place at -14, while Michaël Lorenzo Vera (67) finished just behind, 17th at -13. Jean-Baptiste Gonnet (71) ranked 39th at -9, Antoine Rozner (68) 56th to -6, and finally Robin Sciot-Siegrist (69) 65th to -5th.



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