Unreal victory for Víctor Pérez at the Dutch Open!

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Author of 4 extraterrestrial putts in the last hour of the KLM Dutch Open, Víctor Pérez emerged victorious from an epic play-off against New Zealander Ryan Fox. At the age of 29, he scored the second victory of his career on the big circuit and! jumped from 98th to 24th in the DP World Tour rankings!

It was with a great putter that Víctor Pérez went for the second title of his career on Sunday at the DP World Tour.

Backed by Ryan Fox alone in the lead at the clubhouse thanks to a fine 10-meter birdie putt on the 17th, the Tarbais came close to winning on the 72nd hole of the Dutch Open. His attempt, not strong enough, went under the hole.

Fortunately, this failure gave no indication of what was to come.

Put in trouble three times on the 18th by the 35-year-old Kiwi, winner in the Emirates in mid-February, the Frenchman came out twice almost miraculously thanks to his putter.

6 meters on the first play-off hole to match Ryan Fox’s birdie and then 13 meters on the third hole to save at the last minute and prolong the suspense!

coup de grace

On the 4th hole of the 17th, a par 3 of 164 meters where he had already achieved a small feat an hour earlier, Víctor Pérez completed his masterpiece by signing a new masterful putt that left his opponent speechless.

One last flag from which the Auckland player will not recover. In just over an hour and the space of 6 holes, Pérez has “investigated” almost 40 meters of putting.

10m at 17, 7m at 18 (first hold hole), 10m at 18 (third hold hole), 12m at 17 (fourth hold hole).

In total on the last 6 greens he only needed 7 putts! Amazing!

Monday number 100 worldwide

Good news never comes alone, this triumph of the player from the University of New Mexico opens wide the doors of the British Open that will play in mid-July Almost like home in St Andrews.

Precisely Pérez has lived in the nearby city of Dundee for several years and his victory in the Dunhill Links Championship in 2019 at the legendary Old Course of the “Home of Golf” is still in everyone’s memory.

Back in the world top 100 on Monday, he will also be at the start of the US Open after the epilogue of the last qualifying tournament next Sunday in Hamburg.

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