10 Aug 2017 European Junior Final Round Recap
Round 3 Recap:
September 10, 2017
The final round of the 2017 World Junior Golf Series European Junior is complete. Temperatures in the mid 60’s, slightly overcast and very little wind, made ideal playing conditions for the conclusion of what was a wonderful tournament. This international WJGS event was played for the second consecutive year at Golfclub München Eichenried in Munich Germany and is a level 1 ranked tournament in the World Junior Golf Rankings www.juniorgolfrankings.org. Participants in this year’s tournament featured players form Europe, Asia, South America and the United States.
In the girls and boys division we say the winners go wire to wire. Paul Julian Holler of Germany started his final round after shooting back to back 3 under 70’s, giving him a five stroke lead at the beginning of the day. With a steady even par 73 in his final round Holler sealed the win. In speaking with Holler after his win, Holler said “ weather was good and scoring was good, I had an exciting moment in todays round by hitting the flagstick on #7, but overall I played well and am excited about the win.” Coming in second place in the boys division was Sascha Derp of Austria. Derp started the tournament with an even par 73 and finished 72,72 for a 3-day total of 2 under par. First round co-leader Florian Moosmeier, over came a second round 77 with a 2 under 71 to move back up the leader board into 3rd place.
Sixteen-year-old Anni Eisenhut, who is also a member of the German national team, began the tournament with the lead and never looked back. Anni shot rounds of 73, 72, 71 for a total of 4 under 215 to win by 7 strokes. “ The tournament was really fun and good. I played well, I shot 1 under in round 2 and 3 under today with no bogeys. My golf was very good this week and I am glad to win” stated Eisenhut. Also finishing strong in the girls division was Eva-Lucia Lindner. Lindner shot an impressive final round 2 under 71 to move up into a solo 2nd place finish. In 3rd place was Nora Wrenger, Nora played consistently in all 3 rounds shooting 75,75,75.
The winners of the 2017 European Junior (WJGS) not only received ranking points and a beautiful trophy, but both winners received invitations to play in the 2017 BMW International Open Pro-am on the European Tour.
The World Junior Golf Series is 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation dedicated to creating a competitive international arena for youth that will promote good citizenship, scholarship, benevolence, competitive spirit and outstanding ethical conduct through a variety of competitive sports activities and other organized learning experiences. For final results and additional information, visit www.wjgs.org.