Catalan International Pairs 2017
Rolf Kwant and Rinus Huberts win at Lleida
Holland's Rolf Kwant and Rinus Huberts led from start to finish at the International Pairs in Lleida. Rolf and Rinus scored 44 in Sunday's fourball for a 54 hole aggregate of 25 under par 137. That left Kwant and Huberts four clear of World Pairs champions Liam O'Donovan and Pacelli Darcy (Ireland). After a slow start on Saturday, O'Donovan and Darcy fired 41 in the fourball for their 141 aggregate. Sergi Chavez and John Evans (Catalonia) finished third on 142, one clear of two other Catalan pairs David Sole & Daniel Coleman and Jose Manuel Pascual & Agustin Redondo. With a superb 47 on Sunday, Gloria Ruiz (Catalonia) and Ricard Morat (Andorra) were mixed winners on 149, two shots clear of Maurits Rangkouw and Esther de Schiffart (Holland), who were one better than Abby Nachson & Joel Moscatel (Catalonia). 54 hole scores here
After 36, Rolf Kwant and Rinus Huberts (Holland) led by three. The brilliant Dutch combination returned 46 in the Saturday afternoon Greensomes for a 15 under par overnight aggregate of 93. Catalans Salvador Moline & Ramon Jardi were on 96 after a second successive 48. Three pairs were on - 97 Sergi Chavez and John Evans (Catalonia), Jaume Vidal & Enric Sanz (Catalonia) along with the Catalan/Irish duo of Adrian Serban and Anto Kavanagh. It' was close in the Mixed category. Abby Nachson & Joel Moscatel (Catalonia) were tied on -7 with Esther de Schiffart and Maurits Rangkouw (Holland). 36 hole scores here
Sunday Tee times here
Dutchmen Rolf Kwant and Rinus Huberts combined for a superb foursomes tally of 47 to take the early lead at the International Open Pairs in Lleida. Kwant and Huberts led by just a single stroke from two Catalan pairs - Salvador Moline & Ramon Jardi and Jaume Vidal & Enric Sanz. The Catalan/Irish team of Adrian Serban & Anto Kavanagh were next on 5 under par 49. 2016 runners-up Paul McGreal & Stephen Murray (Ireland) were in a group of three pairs on 50 while reigning World Pairs champions Pacelli Darcy and Liam O'Donovan (Ireland) scored 52. 18 hole scores here
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