International Golf News June 2016

Ladies European Tour - Maria Verchenova
Thu, 9th Jun 2016
Evian Championship Qualifying - Evian - Evian les Bains - France - 31st to 1st of June.

Russian player Maria Verchenova ended two strokes less than her nearest rival, Nanna Koerstz Madsen from Denmark. Four golfers tied for third place and they were Ariane Provot, Valentine Derrey, Anne Van Dam and Amy Boulden.

Ladies European Tour - Jade Schaeffer
Thu, 9th Jun 2016
US Open Qualifier Europe - Buckinghamshire - England - 25th May.

French golfer Jade Scheffer lead the field to finish one stroke ahead of three tied players in second place. They were Valentine Derrey, Camilla Lennarth and Olivia Cowan.

Challenge Tour - Alexander Knappe
Mon, 6th Jun 2016
Swizz Challenge - Sempachesee - Lucerne - Switzerland - 2nd to 5th June.

German golfer Alexander Knappe made his maiden victory in Lucerne by beating Norwegian Espen Kofstad and Englishman Paul Howard by only one stroke. This win moved to 10th position in the Challenge Road to Oman.

Senior Tour - Lianwei Zhang
Mon, 6th Jun 2016
Wales Senior Open - The Celtic Manor - Newport - Wales - 3rd to 5th June.

Chinese golfer Lianwei Zhang achieved his maiden Senior Tour win in Wales by a lead of three strokes over Englishman Paul Broadhurst, and four strokes over David Gilford also from England.

European Tour - Matthew Fitzpatrick
Mon, 6th Jun 2016
Nordea Masters - Bro Hof Slott - Stockholm - Sweden - 2nd to 5th June.

Twenty-two year old English golfer Matthew Fitzpatrick won his second Tour victory in Sweden by three strokes from Lasse Jensen from Denmark. Lying third with one stroke more was Nicolas Colsaerts from Denmark. Fitzpatrick moved to 44th place in the World Rankings and 11th in the Race to Dubai.

Senior Tour - Rocco Mediate
Wed, 1st Jun 2016
Senior PGA Championship - Harbor Shores - Michigan - USA - 26th to 29th May.

American golfer Rocco Mediate gained his first Senior Tour victory in Michigan when he finished three strokes less than Scotland's Colin Montgomerie. Tied third were Bernard Langer and Brandt Jobe.

Golfers in the News June 2016

Lyoness Open - Diamond - Atzenbrugg - Austria
Thu, 16th Jun 2016
Chinese golfer Ashun Wu added another Tour win to his previous win in 2011. He finished with a one stroke lead over Spain's Adrian Otaegui and two strokes over Richard McEvoy from England. This placed him in 127th place in the World Rankings and 54th in the Race to Dubai.

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