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the stunning
14 Sep 17 09:04
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Disaster for Joost.....tourney over after 4 holes.Always enjoyed this event down the years,Seve had his first win here.Sad to see Palmer tipped my bet Paul Dunne......doomed
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Report swingwhenuwinning September 14, 2017 4:46 PM BST
Brutal day for some
Report ashleigh September 17, 2017 11:39 AM BST
not on sky till midday on the red button.Sad
Report jedi sophie September 17, 2017 3:20 PM BST
Well played Kiradech!Sad
Report jedi sophie September 17, 2017 3:40 PM BST
Anyone got a link to watch this nonsense!?
Report par September 17, 2017 3:45 PM BST
watching this market at the business end, it is illiquid.

in the good ole days, grands were bouncing to and fro at this point.

pathetic.
Report jedi sophie September 17, 2017 3:54 PM BST
Are they on 18?
Report xmoneyx September 17, 2017 3:54 PM BST
its on red button jedi Silly
Report xmoneyx September 17, 2017 3:54 PM BST
watel just par on 17, one shot lead

using 3 wood off 18th
Report ashleigh September 17, 2017 3:55 PM BST
final hole wattel 1 shot lead.
Report xmoneyx September 17, 2017 3:56 PM BST
fairway 3 wood
Report xmoneyx September 17, 2017 3:57 PM BST
aprat huge drive 18th
Report jedi sophie September 17, 2017 4:01 PM BST
NO red button on the old dodge box!Laugh****g Sky showing womens nonsense!
Report xmoneyx September 17, 2017 4:01 PM BST
watel lays up --wedge in next shot
Report xmoneyx September 17, 2017 4:02 PM BST
aprah DRINK
Report jedi sophie September 17, 2017 4:03 PM BST
1.2?
Report jedi sophie September 17, 2017 4:03 PM BST
over then....wedge on 2 putt,night.
Report mengmeng September 17, 2017 4:04 PM BST
where is johnny with the choker comments..hes not on the ball today
Report jedi sophie September 17, 2017 4:04 PM BST
Aphi was 1.4 an hour ago!Cry
Report xmoneyx September 17, 2017 4:07 PM BST
watel shocker wedge-- short green

needs to get down in two
Report xmoneyx September 17, 2017 4:09 PM BST
2 1/2 ft putt to win
Report par September 17, 2017 4:13 PM BST
big chubbs got a squiggle next to name now
Report xmoneyx September 17, 2017 4:13 PM BST
wattel wins Cool
Report xmoneyx September 17, 2017 4:14 PM BST
top 5 Aphi backers in tears Whoops
Report jedi sophie September 17, 2017 4:16 PM BST
Every week it happens..Wattel deserved a win,chucked a few away!
Report jedi sophie September 17, 2017 4:16 PM BST
Connelly laughing his arse off,second alone!
Report xmoneyx September 17, 2017 4:17 PM BST
7 years on tour

happy for him
Report mengmeng September 17, 2017 4:17 PM BST
that was 2 expensive par 5's, shocking performance
Report jedi sophie September 17, 2017 4:51 PM BST
Women in the rain there,brilliant.....LaughLaughLaughLaugh
Report 1st time poster September 18, 2017 6:54 PM BST
wattels been in my stable for 4 years 2.50 ew,went down to loyalty bet only quid ew about 3 months ago,then to 0.50 ew at 175,s this week ,LOL  got a ton back ,probably just in front on him over the years now, CryCry
Report Catch Me ifyoucan September 15, 2018 2:36 PM BST
Year Winner.....Country.....Venue.......Score........Margin........Runner(s)−up

2017 Romain Wattel France    The Dutch    269 (-15)    1 stroke    Austin Connelly
2016 Joost Luiten (2) Netherlands The Dutch    265 (−19)    3 strokes    Bernd Wiesberger
2015 Thomas Pieters Belgium Kennemer    261 (−19)            1 stroke    Eduardo de la Riva Lee Slattery
2014 Paul Casey England Kennemer    266 (−14)            1 stroke    Simon Dyson
2013 Joost Luiten Netherlands Kennemer    268 (−12)            Playoff            Miguel Ángel Jiménez
2012 Peter Hanson Sweden Hilversumsche    266 (−14)            2 strokes    Pablo Larrazábal Richie Ramsay
2011 Simon Dyson (3) England Hilversumsche    268 (−12)    1 stroke    David Lynn
2010 Martin Kaymer Germany Hilversumsche    266 (−14)    4 strokes    Christian Nilsson Fabrizio Zanotti
2009 Simon Dyson (2) England Kennemer    265 (−15)            Playoff            Peter Hedblom Peter Lawrie
2008 Darren Clarke Northern Ireland Kennemer    264 (−16)    4 strokes    Paul McGinley
2007 Ross Fisher England Kennemer    268 (−12)            1 stroke    Joost Luiten
2006 Simon Dyson England Kennemer    270 (−14)            Playoff            Richard Green
2005 Gonzalo F'dez-Castano Spain Hilversumsche    269 (−11)    2 strokes    Gary Emerson
2004 David Lynn England Hilversumsche    264 (−16)            3 strokes    Richard Green Paul McGinley
2003 Maarten Lafeber Netherlands Hilversumsche    267 (−13)    1 stroke    Mathias Grönberg Søren Hansen
2002 Tobias Dier Germany Hilversumsche    263 (−17)            1 stroke    Jamie Spence
2001 Bernhard Langer (3) Germany Noordwijkse    269 (−15)    Playoff            Warren Bennett
2000 Stephen Leaney (2) Australia Noordwijkse    269 (−19)    4 strokes    Bernhard Langer
1999 Lee Westwood England Hilversumsche    269 (−15)            1 stroke    Gary Orr
1998 Stephen Leaney Australia Hilversumsche    266 (−18)    1 stroke    Darren Clarke
1997 Sven Strüver Germany Hilversumsche    266 (−18)            3 strokes    Russell Claydon
1996 Mark McNulty Zimbabwe Hilversumsche    266 (−18)    1 stroke    Scott Hoch
1995 Scott Hoch United States Hilversumsche    269 (−15)    2 strokes    Michael Jonzon Sam Torrance
1994 Miguel Ángel Jiménez Spain Hilversumsche    270 (−18)    2 strokes    Howard Clark
1993 Colin Montgomerie Scotland Noordwijkse    281 (−7)    1 stroke    José Cóceres Jean van de Velde
1992 Bernhard Langer (2) Germany Noordwijkse    277 (−11)    Playoff            Gordon Brand, Jnr
1991 Payne Stewart United States Noordwijkse    267 (−21)    9 strokes    Per-Ulrik Johansson Bernhard Langer
1990 Stephen McAllister Scotland Kennemer    274 (−6)    4 strokes    Roger Chapman
1989 José María Olazabal Spain Kennemer    277 (−11)            Playoff            Roger Chapman Ronan Rafferty
1988 Mark Mouland Wales Hilversumsche    274 (−14)            1 stroke    Des Smyth
1987 Gordon Brand, Jnr Scotland Hilversumsche    272 (−16)    1 stroke    David J Russell
1986 Seve Ballesteros (3) Spain Noordwijkse    271 (−17)    8 strokes    José Rivero
1985 Graham Marsh (2) Australia Noordwijkse    282 (−6)    1 stroke    Bernhard Langer
1984 Bernhard Langer West Germany Rosendaelsche    275 (−13)    4 strokes    Graham Marsh
1983 Ken Brown Scotland Kennemer    274 (−14)            1 stroke    José Maria Cañizares Vaughan Somers
1982 Paul Way England De Pan    276 (−12)                    2 strokes    David Feherty Vicente Fernández
1981 Harold Henning South Africa Haagsche    280 (−8)    1 stroke    Raymond Floyd Nick Price
1980 Seve Ballesteros (2) Spain Hilversumsche    280 (−8)    3 strokes    Sandy Lyle
1979 Graham Marsh Australia Hilversumsche    285 (−3)    1 stroke    Antonio Garrido Malcolm Gregson
1978 Bob Byman (2) United States Hilversumsche    214 (−2)    1 stroke    Nick Price
1977 Bob Byman United States Kennemer    278 (−10)            1 stroke    Hugh Baiocchi
1976 Seve Ballesteros Spain Kennemer    275 (−13)            8 strokes    Howard Clark
1975 Hugh Baiocchi South Africa Hilversumsche    279 (−9)    2 strokes    Dale Hayes Simon Hobday
1974 Brian Barnes Scotland Hilversumsche    211 (−5)    5 strokes    Peter Oosterhuis Eddie Polland Simon Owen
1973 Doug McClelland England Haagsche    279 (−9)            1 stroke    Peter Oosterhuis
1972 Jack Newton Australia Haagsche    277 (−11)            1 stroke    Peter Oosterhuis Malcolm Gregson (First time as a European TOUR sanctioned event). Devil
Report Catch Me ifyoucan September 15, 2018 3:19 PM BST
First played in.....
1912 George Pannell England Haagsche 158 by 1 stroke from Charles Warren.

The 100th edition of the KLM Open will be played in 'The International' designed by Ian Woosnam on the grounds of Schiphol Airport near Amsterdam in 2019. KLM will have existed for 100 years next year, so it brings 100 years Dutch Open and 100 years KLM together.

Other notable winners in the earlier years were Henry Burrows (3), Aubrey Boomer (3), Bobby Locke, Cecil Denny (twice & runner up 3 times) and Sewsunker 'Papwa' Sewgolum (3) (1959, 1960 and 1964) - A South African Golfing 'Lost' Legend and a symbol of SA Apartheid sports boycott movement - he died a pauper in 1978, aged only 48.
Report Catch Me ifyoucan September 15, 2018 3:30 PM BST
Standing on the wrong side of the ball...

Of course, many golfers who play left-handed are, in fact, right-handed. That is true of the group's guiding light, Bob Charles, who captured the 1963 British Open, and Masters champion, Phil Mickelson. And as an interesting aside, the game's finest ball striker, Ben Hogan, was actually a left-handed person who played golf right-handed.

The process of observation has produced some fascinating developments. For instance, Mickelson was only 18-months-old when he started swinging in a mirror-image of his right-handed father. And when Charles first stood to a ball at the age of five, he reflected the action of his golfing parents.

A much more mature Lee Trevino, however, reacted quite differently to seeing how it should be done. Recalling his early years as a professional, Trevino said: "I used to hit the ball like everybody else. I stood close to it, was square to the line, took the club inside and hit high hooks. But I wasn't a very consistent player.
"Then I saw Hogan hitting balls at Shady Oaks in about 1963. I saw him fading the ball. I had no idea how he was hitting the ball left to right and I damn sure didn't have the nerve to ask. When I came back to the driving range, I started pointing my left foot to the left and it gave me an open position. Then I just started holding on, holding on. It would come out there to the left and dip to the right. All of a sudden I was hitting a fade."

Meanwhile, there were right-handed golfers who chose to have their dominant hand at the top of the shaft - by adopting the hurling, or cross-handed grip.
Sewsunker Sewgolum is generally acknowledged as the only right-handed golfer to have achieved international success while playing the game with his left hand below the right. Born in Durban, South Africa, he won the Dutch Open in 1959, 1960 and 1964, but being of Indian descent, appearances in his native country were restricted because of apartheid.
Sewgolum's admirable achievements, however, tended to overshadow a similarly remarkable exponent of the cross-handed method - from the other side of the world.

Charlie Owens, a black man now 74 and living in retirement in Tampa, Florida, won three times in the US, twice as a senior.
"I was shooting par before anybody said my grip was wrong," recalled the player, who had seven operations on his left ankle and right knee as a result of an accident while serving as a paratrooper with the US army. Yet he insisted: "When I sit down and look back over my career, I was able to rise above healthy people, despite my physical handicaps and playing with an improper grip."
Having made it to the USPGA Tour in 1970 at the age of 40, he won an unofficial tournament, the Kemper Asheville Open, a year later. Then, as a senior, he captured the Treasure Coast Classic and the Senior Tour Roundup, both in 1986. He retired in 1998.

Given the huge influence of hurling and the individuality of Irish golfers, it seems odd that nobody here has risen to Owens's standard, using a cross-handed method. It is even more baffling that Ireland has yet to produce a left-handed tournament professional.
One can only conclude that potential candidates feared being stigmatised as oddballs. The Irish attitude was perhaps typified by the country's lone British Open champion, Fred Daly, who, when approached for lessons by left-handers, was often heard to remark: "I don't teach deformed golfers."
Report Catch Me ifyoucan September 15, 2018 3:37 PM BST
Papwa Sewgolum was an excellent self-taught golfer, with no formal schooling. He is famous for his reversed, cross-handed grip (called the “Sewsunker” grip even today). But he is possibly most famous for beating Gary Player and winning the 1965 Natal Open.
Report Catch Me ifyoucan September 15, 2018 5:34 PM BST
LEADERS.....(and none will win it) Devil

Wood (-13)
Tanihara (-12)
Wu (-12)
Thomson (-12)
Report boring_bastrd September 16, 2018 12:14 PM BST
anyone got a tv link for this?
Report lewisham ranger September 16, 2018 3:07 PM BST
supposed to be on sky sports but woman's golf overran... might get to see the last hour or so.

don't wish to be cruel, and I know golfers often look older than there real age because they are out in the sun so much, but the lady who just won the evian championship must be the oldest 40 year old I've ever seen. looks about 55. Scared
Report lewisham ranger September 16, 2018 3:08 PM BST
their real age should have said Tongue Out
Report ashleigh September 16, 2018 3:14 PM BST
now on sky sports golf.
Report frames September 16, 2018 3:52 PM BST
Some shot that.
Report xmoneyx September 16, 2018 3:52 PM BST
wu

shot of day 18th
Report lewisham ranger September 16, 2018 3:57 PM BST
making a profit on this event... that's a rarity LOL
Report frames September 16, 2018 3:57 PM BST
I prefer it behind the red button ,no adverts.
Report frames September 16, 2018 4:11 PM BST
not seen many worse putts than that.
Report johnnythebull September 16, 2018 4:13 PM BST
choking POS
Report lewisham ranger September 16, 2018 4:14 PM BST
well done ashun wu. as soon as commentators say it's bound to be a play-off, then it won't be a play-off...
Report xmoneyx September 16, 2018 4:15 PM BST
how low did c woods get
Report lewisham ranger September 16, 2018 4:16 PM BST
think woods traded as low as 1.2 something but can't be sure.
Report xmoneyx September 16, 2018 4:17 PM BST
prob when wu had 10 ft par putt 17th
Report lewisham ranger September 16, 2018 4:19 PM BST
he was trading quite short earlier than that I think... not sure what his price was on the 17th.. maybe 1.4
Report trebor September 16, 2018 4:21 PM BST
At least 1.13 possibly bit lower
Report lewisham ranger September 16, 2018 4:23 PM BST
chinese more bottle than weak white man Excited
Report lewisham ranger September 16, 2018 4:25 PM BST
think that wood will get a big win somewhere though... got all the shots... sometimes the painful losses can be more important than the wins
Report Catch Me ifyoucan September 16, 2018 10:07 PM BST
CHINAMAN Ashun WU birdied the 18th to secure a one-stroke victory over Englishman Chris Wood at the KLM Open. OWGR #344 WU watched his weagle wputt on the winal whole slide just past the hole before tapping in for birdie and 16-under par.
33yo WU's third career title on the European Tour (2015 China Open and 2016 Lyoness Open) after his season's best T6 at last week's European Masters. A 7-under-par opening round set the tone for the week - his first R1 lead of his European Tour career and lowest lap on day one. He's led three Japanese Tour events after 18 holes but didn't win any.

Overnight leader WOOD needed a birdie on the last to force a playoff, but could only manage a par five to finish second at 15 under. This was his sixth solo 54-hole lead, four on the European Tour and one in Asia; he has claimed two wins. A two-time runner-up this season, he was seeking a first ET win since the 2016 BMW PGA Championship.

Belgian Thomas Detry finished tied for third with Hideto Tanihara. Devil
Report DickTurpin September 17, 2018 9:03 PM BST
Well done P Williams tipping WU...........
Report Catch Me ifyoucan September 11, 2019 1:12 PM BST
Paddy REED 9’s
Pieters 14
Luiten 16
Sergio 16
Report frames September 12, 2019 8:31 AM BST
Is the 1st a par 4 or 5 ? Scorers don't seem to know ,course write up has it down as 1 of 5 par 5's on the course.
Report frames September 12, 2019 8:44 AM BST
par 4.
Report Deplasterer September 12, 2019 10:14 AM BST
Yeah, I read on the euro tour app on Tues that it was a par 73, so it was easy to be confused. One of my fav events on euro tour, played in running on Sharma.
Report bobweenit September 12, 2019 10:10 PM BST

Sep 11, 2019 -- 7:12AM, Catch Me ifyoucan wrote:


Paddy REED 9’sPieters 14Luiten 16Sergio 16


Serge

Report ashleigh September 13, 2019 11:35 AM BST
saying it's on the red button, but not showing on mine.
Report Catch Me ifyoucan September 13, 2019 4:25 PM BST
THE 100th KLM Open but first time to be played at The International in Badhoevedorp - half an hour from Amsterdam (near the airport).
An Ian Woosnam 2012 design parkland with a linksy feel, Par72 of 7,039yds with water in play on 10 holes and huge fast greens - a strategic plotter's track.

Last 4 winners...
Wu Ashun 110/1
Romain Wattel 150/1
Joist Luiten (2nd time) 16/1
Thomas Pieters 75/1
Report ashleigh September 14, 2019 10:35 AM BST
will it be on the red button today, and if so when?
Report Woodchip September 14, 2019 12:30 PM BST
Red button has not worked here for the last week.Keep getting a message interactive services are not available.Rang sky and they said they were loooking in to it.
Report ashleigh September 14, 2019 12:45 PM BST
still not working here.Angry
Report oneday69 September 15, 2019 3:49 PM BST
Sergio home and dry.
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