Made in Denmark

Made in Denmark

Made in Denmark
Farso, Denmark
Winner: Bernd Wiesberger

After seven months out of the game with a wrist injury in 2018, Bernd Wiesberger had struggled to regain his form until he won the Made in Denmark. Wiesberger took a one-shot lead into the final day at Himmerland but was pushed all the way by Scottish left-hander Robert MacIntyre, who finished as a runner-up for the second event running.

“Winning is never easy,” Wiesberger said. “I didn’t expect it all, I had a rough year last year. I had so many great people helping me and getting me back to where I am right now. It’s been amazing and I’m proud to pay it back that way.”

After recovering from a double bogey at the fourth, Wiesberger took a two-stroke lead when he pitched in from 66 yards for an eagle at the 11th. MacIntyre leveled before Wiesberger hit his approach at the short 16th to eight feet for a birdie, only for MacIntyre to go out of bounds in trying to drive the green at the short par-four 17th.

MacIntyre saved his bogey to be two adrift going to the last, where Wiesberger saw his drive slide into the water on the right. MacIntyre could not force a birdie, and when Wiesberger secured a bogey, the 33-year-old Austrian had claimed his fifth victory and first for two years. He had rounds of 68, 69, 67 and 66 for a 14-under-par total of 270 while MacIntyre and Romain Langasque, who finished third, also closed with 66s.

“I gave it everything I had,” said MacIntyre. “It was a poor shot on 17 that really cost me. It’s the worst swing I’ve probably put on a shot in a long, long time, but I’m young, I live and I learn.”


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