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Top Portuguese Golf Player: 24 years old Portuguese professional golf player João Ramos was among the best finishers in a competition of Portugal Pro Golf Tour. He stood in top four in the fifth edition of the Palmares Classic, recognized as one of the best golf courses in the Algarve, with a score of 140 aggregate shots of 2 days, with 73 + 67 strokes respectively. Out of the total prize money, €10,000, João Ramos’s received €650.
After the second round, he expressed: “Yesterday I had played well yet botched a few chances. Today I played better and on a blustery day, to make 5 strokes under Par, it’s great. I’m upbeat, I hit enough greens in regulation and I made great putts”.
The Oitavos Dunes golf course professional in Cascais had been runner up at the San Lorenzo Classic in Quinta do Lago in December, he finished 3rd in the previous Palmares Classic competition and he stood sixth in the first edition of Penina Classic Golf Championship. These achievements solidified his position on the top ten pro golfer of Portugal Pro Golf Tour’s ranking.
João Ramos has already won a few tournaments on the Algarve Pro Golf Tour and he feels that soon he is going to lift his first trophy at the Portugal Pro Golf Tour which is a satellite circuit managed by Portugal’s Professional Golf Association, the British Jamega Pro Golf Tour and the Portuguese Golf Federation.
“It’s always great to have good players here with us,” alluding to the nature of the field , which comprised of 53 players, most notably Luca Cianchetti a former European Tour Champion, who completed number eighth in the competition with the score of 141 stokes; 3 under par.
Gian-Marco won the 5th Palmares Classes Championship with his nice score of 6 under par aggregate for 2 days. His 2 rounds finishes of 68 and 70 stokes were well enough for the victory, and a €2000 cash for his winning performance.
Portugal Pro Golf Tour starts in November and runs during 7 consecutive months with 3 tournaments per month till the grand final “Tour Championship” in March, played at the legendary golf course of Troia.