Cyprus Open

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Dramatic Cyprus Showdown set for thrilling finale

Round Three Report Another day of high drama at the Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Showdown ended with 19 players progressing to the final-day shoot-out in Cyprus, where Johannes Veerman and Matthew Jordan signed for the lowest rounds of the day while Gavin Green was among those players to produce an eleventh-hour salvo to make it through to Sunday. The tee was moved forward on the par five 18th hole for round three in Paphos, making for numerous nail-biting moments as players chased the third

Shinkwin still riding high ahead of Cyprus Showdown

Tournament Preview Last week’s Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Open winner Callum Shinkwin is still riding the wave after his maiden European Tour victory, as he prepares to tee it up at the very same venue upon which he triumphed for this week’s Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Showdown. It is the second event to be held at the same golf course on the Mediterranean Island, with the Englishman sealing last week's title courtesy of a play-off victory over Finland’s Kalle Samooja. Shinkwin had fired a course-record

Shinkwin claims maiden title after play-off victory in Cyprus

Round Four Report Callum Shinkwin defeated Kalle Samooja in a play-off to win his first European Tour title after a dramatic final day at the 2020 Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Open. The Englishman was two shots behind the Finn as he stood on the17th tee in regulation and while a birdie there edged him closer, his chances of victory looked slim when he found rough off the tee at the par five last. His second shot over the water took him to the edge

Donaldson edges ahead of packed leaderboard at Cyprus Open

2014 Ryder Cup star Jamie­­ Donaldson will go in search of his first European Tour title in more than six years as he takes a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Open. The Welshman, a three-time winner on the European Tour, won his last title at the D+D Real Czech Masters in 2014 and is playing on an invitation this week. The 45-year-old birdied the last to reach 14 under par and move one shot ahead of five

Armitage and Donaldson share Cyprus lead as darkness suspends…

Marcus Armitage and Jamie Donaldson share the lead at the Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Open on 11 under par but will need to complete their second rounds on Saturday morning as play was suspended due to fading light. The pair will return to the course at Aphrodite Hills Resort at 8:00am local time to finish their rounds. 2014 Ryder Cup star Donaldson has one hole to finish, with 33-year-old Armitage still to putt-out on the 16th green. Welshman Donaldson is five under par for

Veerman and Waite lead the way in Cyprus

Round One Report American Johannes Veerman and Mitch Waite of England share the lead at the Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Open after carding seven under par rounds of 64 in the first European Tour event to be held on the Mediterranean island. Cyprus became the 50th nation to host the European Tour in its 48-year history as the first round began today, with Veerman and Waite edging ahead on a low-scoring day in Paphos. Waite carded an eagle, seven birdies and two bogeys to