European Tour: Bernd Wiesberger completes Made In Himmerland title defense with five-stroke victory | Golf news

Bernd Wiesberger recorded an eighth title on the European Tour with a successful title defense at Made In HimmerLand; The Austrian shot a final round of 64 in Denmark to finish five shots ahead of Guido Migliozzi.

Last update: 05/30/21 5:12 PM

Bernd Wiesberger won his eighth European Tour title at Made In HimmerLand

Bernd Wiesberger managed to defend his title at Made In HimmerLand by battling to a dominant five-stroke victory in Denmark.

Wiesberger, the 2019 champion, birdied five over a six-hole streak en route to the final round 64 at HimmerLand golf course, seeing him end the week at 21 under and clear of closest challenger Guido Migliozzi.

The victory is Wiesberger’s eighth title on the European Tour, puts him in 17th place in the Race to Dubai standings and brings the Austrian back to the sidelines of the world top 50, the victory also boosting his hopes of qualifying for the European team. Ryder Cup in September.

Bernd Wiesberger won at HimmerLand in 2019, while the 2020 competition was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Bernd Wiesberger won at HimmerLand in 2019, while the 2020 competition was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Wiesberger took a one-stroke lead on the final day and quickly doubled his advantage by birding 20 feet in the first, before reversing a missed four-foot missed inside stop in the fourth with a win. from two putts to the par-five sixth.

The world No.65 gained in the eighth after failing to convert his eagle attempt, seeing him reach the first corner, only to start a birdie run back nine when he fired his tee shot in the 10th par- three within three feet of the flag.

Wiesberger converted from eight feet in the 11th and birdied six feet in the next to extend his advantage, with consecutive wins from 14th and pars over the last three holes completing a convincing victory.

Migliozzi birdied four of his last five holes to close out a round on Day 63 and finish second in solo, with Betfred British Masters champion Richard Bland tied another shot in third alongside Jordan Smith and Jason Scrivener.

A bogey from the last hole knocked Josh Geary down to tie sixth with Alexander Bjork, while England trio Marcus Armitage, Laurie Canter and Ross Fisher in the seventh place group sharing eighth on 13 under.

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