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Golfer Luiten writes for the second time KLM Open on his name

Golfer Luiten writes for the second time KLM Open on his name

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Joost Luiten has Sunday for the second time in his golfcarrière the KLM Open to his name. The Dutchman finished on 19 under par on The Dutch in Spijk, the netherlands.

In 2013, he was, after a play-off against Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez, also all the best on the Dutch tournament that is part of the European Tour.

The 30-year-old Bleiswijker went on the fourth and last day will be around in 63 strokes and came to a total of 19 under par.

With 16 under par had Bernd Wiesberger, the number two travel against Luiten. The Austrian went on Sunday for a long time together with the Dutchman, but then left it with a bogey on the seventeenth hole and a dagscore of -6.

Byeong Their An completed the podium in Gelderland. The South Korean ran Sunday a round of 6 under par and finished at -13.

Luiten wins KLM Open

There was a lot of interest for the operations of the Dutch in Spijk, the netherlands.
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Luiten saw his greatest rival Bernd Wiesberger a bogey on the seventeenth hole.
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The 30-year-old Bleiswijker came from a total of 19 under par.
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In 2013, he was also already the best on the Dutch tournament that is part of the European Tour.
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For Lutes, it was the fifth tournament on the European Tour.
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Luiten lost Saturday still some ground after his third round of eighteen holes, but the public’s favorite knew his deficit on the Australian Scott Hend Sunday still good.

For the Dutchman it was his fifth tournament on the European Tour. Previously, he also seized the title at the Iskandar Johor Open (2011), Australian Open (2013) and Welsh Open (2014).

With his winnings near the Lingebos award-winning Luiten a strong season on the European Tour, in which he was eight times in the best ten ended. The last weeks were just a little less, with an early shut off at the British Open and 27th place at the olympic tournament in Rio de Janeiro.

Last year was the profit on the Kennemer Golf & Country Club in Zandvoort to the Belgian Thomas Pieters.

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