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Margara Diehl-Ako Platinum Open
Golf Club Margara
Bogogno, Italy 15 Oct 2008 - 18 Oct 2008
Platinum riches on offer as focus turns to Italy
The 2008 European Challenge Tour touches down in Italy for the Margara Diehl-Ako Platinum Open and the start of a two week period that will determine who secures their place on the starting line for The Race to Dubai.
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It's a two-way tie at the top in Italy
Despite concerted late efforts by England’s John Mellor and Finland’s Roope Kakko to catch them, Sweden’s Christian Nilsson and Italy’s Matteo Delpodio still lead the way after day one of the inaugural Margara Diehl-Ako Platinum Open.
Nilsson's flawless run continues in Italy
For the first time in his professional career, Sweden’s Christian Nilsson reached the midway point of a tournament without dropping a shot as he added a 66 to his opening round of 65 to lead the Margara Diehl-Ako Platinum Open by one shot.
Remkes ramps up the pressure in Italy
Despite a bogey at the last hole, Taco Remkes will sleep easy after a round of 65 gave the red hot Dutchman a two shot lead going into the final day of the Margara Diehl-Ako Platinum Open.
Taco toasts a trio of titles
Taco Remkes of The Netherlands became the first Challenge Tour player on this season’s Schedule to claim three titles when he secured a dramatic play-off victory over Finland’s Roope Kakko at the inaugural Margara Diehl-Ako Platinum Open.
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