18th December 2013 | Alps Tour Golf

Casey King of La Cala

Ireland's Brian Casey, leader from the first day, won the Alps Tour Q School final stage with 5 shots margin.

Ireland’s Brian Casey (c) Agathe Séron

“Oh my God, I like so much to be on top!” These are the words Brian Casey said as he was in front of the scoreboard for the final picture. The 22 year old fired second best score tie of the day, 67 to win by 5 shots the Alps Tour Q School final Stage.

“It’s my first ever card so I am actually delighted about that. I’ve got so much to play next year that’s for sure. It’s giving me a sense of security. I like to be a part of the Alps Tour.”

“I had a nice start today, I was 3 ahead after 2 because on guy bogeyed the first and the other bogeyed the second. And I was a lot better with the wedge today.”

“The goal for next year is to win earlier on the Alps Tour and then to be on top 5. I will have now a few weeks off and see my family and then go back to the gym to get some muscles back…”

Players today really enjoyed the beauty of Asia course in La Cala as the sun was finally shinning for this last round. The scores got lower and England’s amateur Robbie Busher who just made the cut finished at 16th position as he scored amazing 65.

Former Alps Tour winner in 2009, Italy’s Andrea Perrino is one of the players who signed for 67 and he jumped from the 45th to the 17th place. French amateur, Clément Batut finished at 5th place thanks to same score.

France’s Romain Schneider and Spain’s amateur Javier Gallegos finished respectively second and third with a total of -9. The cut for the full category 6 fell on -1 for 37 players.

This year, the nation podium is lead by England with 10 players followed by France with 8 and Spain with 7 fellows. There are 18 of them who will play their first season on the Alps Tour and among them 5 amateurs from Spain, France, Scotland and England.

From La Cala Resort
Agathe Séron

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