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Golfclub Munchen Nord-Eichenreid
Munich, Germany 19 Aug 1999 - 22 Aug 1999
Montgomerie Secures fifth victory of the season
Colin Montgomerie secured a three-stroke victory in the BMW International Open, closing with two-under-par round of 70 to finish 20 under par for the tournament. It was his fifth victory of the year and one more win will equal the European Tour record of six titles in a season.
Irishman Padraig Harrington finished in second place, which was enough a guarantee him an automatic place in the European Ryder Cup team for Brookline in September.
MONTGOMERIE LEADS - BUT HARRINGTON IN RYDER FRAME
Colin Montgomerie will attempt to collect his fifth title in one season – one outside the European Tour record – while his nearest adversary, Padraig Harrington, chases the Holy Grail of a Ryder Cup place in the BMW International Open at Golfclub Munchen Nord-Eichenried.
MONTGOMERIE AND HARRINGTON SHARE LEAD IN MUNICH
Colin Montgomerie and Padraig Harrington tee off as joint leaders in the final group for the third round of the BMW Internatonal Open at Golfclub Munchen Nord-Eichenried with two different objectives.
Whilst Montgomerie seeks an unprecedented fifth title of the season, Harrington is chasing victory to secure himself a berth in the European Ryder Cup team for Brookline in September.
Park equals course record in Munich
David Park of Wales intruded on an intriguing Ryder Cup guessing-game at Golfclub Munchen Nord-Eichenried when he shot a magnificent course record-equalling 62 in the first round of the BMW International Open.
Ryder Cup Race Draws to Conclusion
The Ryder Cup race, which began 37 tournaments and more than eleven months earlier, reaches a potentially dramatic climax at the BMW International Open at Golfclub Munchen Nord, Eichenried, Munich, this week.
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