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Aa St Omer Open
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Lumbres, France 16 Jun 2005 - 19 Jun 2005
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Bäckström Defeats Dwyer in Play-Off to Win in St Omer
After a day of drama all over the golf course, the Aa St Omer Open came to a fitting climax as Sweden’s Joakim Bäckström secured his maiden European Tour title after a sudden-death play-off with England’s Paul Dwyer, giving the Swede the top prize of €66,660 and a treasured one year exemption to The 2006 European Tour.
Youth and Experience Set For Thrilling Final Round Battle in St Omer
Youth and experience are set to go head to head in what is shaping up to be a thrilling and intriguing final round at the dual ranking Aa St Omer Open, with the last two matches pitting two vastly experienced professionals against two of Europe’s emerging young talents at the Aa St Omer Open.
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Seven Strong Throng Lead in St Omer
There are no less that 42 players within three strokes of the lead on a jam packed leaderboard after the first round of the dual ranking Aa St Omer Open, with seven players in a share of first place after opening with scores of three under par 68 at the Aa St Omer Golf Club.
Heath Surges Ahead in St Omer
England’s James Heath put together an impressive and flawless five under par 66 to surge to the head of the dual ranking Aa St Omer Open leaderboard as the tournament reached the halfway point. The 22 year old, a protégé of England’s most successful golfer Nick Faldo, holds a three shot lead over Sweden’s Pelle Edberg and England’s Shaun Webster going into the weekend at Aa St Omer Golf Club.
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Experience tackles youth in Aa St Omer Open
The Aa St Omer Open 2005 will pit some of The European Tour's most experienced players against the next generation of golfers at the Aa St Omer Golf Club in northern France this week, as The European and Challenge Tours come together for the second dual ranking event of the season.
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