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Sunday, 12 May 2019
Marcus Kinhult  (Getty Images)
Marcus Kinhult (Getty Images)

Marcus Kinhult made his European Tour breakthrough as he claimed a dramatic one shot victory at the Betfred British Masters on Sunday afternoon.

The 22-year-old's first win, which came in his 52nd appearance, moves him to 18th in the Race to Dubai Rankings presented by Rolex.



Here is everything you need to know about Kinhult.

1 - Kinhult's father was a professional golfer and is now his coach.

2 - His sister Frida is also an extremely talented golfer, sitting sixth in the World Amateur Golf Ranking.

3 - Marcus played in the 2014 Junior Ryder Cup alongside fellow European Tour Member Renato Paratore, losing 16-8 to a team containing Austin Connelly.

4 - Also played in the 2014 Youth Olympics where he won the silver medal behind Paratore in the boys' individual event.

5 - He won the prestigious Lytham Trophy in 2015 just a week after winning the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley in the United States.



6 - He led at the halfway stage of the Nordea Masters as an amateur on home soil in 2015.

7 - Kinhult has said he received some good career advice from Barry Lane, who has a house on the island where Marcus grew up.

8 - His dream fourball would be Ben Hogan, Tiger Woods and tennis star Roger Federer.

9 - Finished fifth in the European Challenge Tour's Road to Oman in 2017 to get his European Tour card back.

10 - Away from golf, he is a very good table tennis player.

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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1KINHULT, MarcusSWE18-16
T2PEPPERELL, EddieENG18-15
T2MACINTYRE, RobertSCO18-15
T2WALLACE, MattENG18-15
5RAMSAY, RichieSCO18-12
T6WARING, PaulENG18-11

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