July 9, 2021

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Connor Syme wins BMW Indoor Invitational on digital Royal Portrush

Connor Syme carded a spherical of eight-under-par 64 to turn out to be the second winner of the European Tour’s BMW Indoor Invitational sequence on a digital Royal Portrush Golf Membership.

The 24-year-old Scot beat a subject of 28 golfers, ending two strokes forward of England’s Laurie Canter and Wil Besseling of the Netherlands.

WATCH | Syme chips in for eagle on the 12th gap:

Scotland’s Connor Syme chipped in for eagle on the 12th gap, en path to successful the BMW Indoor Invitational at Royal Portrush by two strokes. 0:25

Syme claimed the primary prize of €10,000 which matches towards a charity of his selecting.

He cut up the cheque between two charities – FoodTrain, which provides meals to the aged in Dundee, Scotland, and Hospice of the Valleys, a charity which supplies palliative care.

The lone Canadian within the subject, Aaron Cockerill of Stony Mountain, Man., completed in a tie for 13th place after capturing a good par 72.

WATCH | Canada’s Cockerill practically wins closest to the pin contest:

Aaron Cockerill of Stony Mountain, Man., got here shut, but it surely was South African Wilco Nienaber who gained the closest to the pin contest. 1:13

Dutchman Joost Luiten gained the inaugural BMW Indoor Invitational occasion final week on a digital Previous Course at St. Andrews.

The occasion makes use of the newest Trackman know-how the place gamers swing their actual golf golf equipment and hit a ball into a big show of the golf course with sensors calculating the velocity and trajectory of the ball to simulate play.

The occasion was the second of 5, with subsequent weekend’s going down at digital Golfclub München Eichenried on Might 23, Actual Membership Valderrama on Might 30 and ending up at Wentworth on June 6.

The European Tour is at the moment scheduled to return to motion on the Betfred British Masters from July 30 to August 2.

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