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19 meters to the title: Dennis Fuchs from GC Wörthsee crowns himself Bavarian champion with an "ingenious" putt


Dennis Fuchs (GC Wörthsee) returned home from the Bavarian Golf Championship with the title. An ideal first day and a "brilliant" putt were the basis.

Dennis Fuchs (GC Wörthsee) returned home from the Bavarian Golf Championship with the title.

An ideal first day and a "brilliant" putt were the basis.

Wörthsee - Dennis Fuchs picks up the putter and takes action.

The hole on hole 11 in the Munich Golf Club is 19 meters and a difficult wave away.

It's not his day yet.

Fuchs starts, hits the ball perfectly - and is allowed to cheer: a birdie on the par-3 hole.

“Of course you need a bit of luck, but the putt was brilliant,” said the professional golfer from GC Wörthsee after he had finished the round.

Track 11 turned out to be a crucial sticking point in the Open Bavarian Championship in favor of the 23-year-old, who then won the title.

Open Bavarian Golf Championship 2021: Strongly staffed with PGA professionals

The traditional Bavarian golf season finale in Munich always attracts the best players from the Free State to the tee before many of them take a well-deserved winter break.

The special thing about the open format of the championship is that not only amateurs but also professionals who work in Bavaria and belong to the PGA of Germany can register for the tournament.

This year the field of professionals was once again strongly occupied.

In addition to Dennis Fuchs, European Tour golfer and ex-BGV squad player Bernd Ritthammer competed in front of a home crowd.

Dennis Fuchs from GC Wörthsee wins the title and 3,000 euros in prize money

After two rounds in autumnal temperatures, the 34-year-old was left behind against Dennis Fuchs, who played the best of the year and was able to look forward to 3,000 euros in prize money.

The golfer from GC Wörthsee brought a total of 136 strokes and thus eight under par to the clubhouse.

Fuchs laid the foundation for his title on the first day when the participants had to deal with single-digit temperatures before it became increasingly sunnier, but also windier, in the afternoon.

Fuchs started the tournament with a round of 65, seven under par.

Title balm for Dennis Fuchs' soul: "Gives me strength for my coming season"

“Everything just worked.

I hardly had any problems with the wind and the low temperatures, ”analyzed the 23-year-old.

He booked nine birdies and two bogeys, the rest he played in par.

So Dennis Fuchs started the second round as the leader.

He didn't get along very well on this at first - until he started his 19-meter putt on lane 11.

Severin Soller completes top result for GC Wörthsee

The Wörthseer had so far spent his season on the Pro Golf Tour, where he was not yet in top form.

Fuchs was all the more pleased about his success at the Open Bavarian Championship: “I am overjoyed to have played here.

The win means a lot to me and gives me strength for my coming season. "

Severin Soller completed the great result for GC Wörthsee as fifth (overall result: one under par).


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Source: merkur

All sports articles on 2021-10-13

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