13 Apr, 2018

After a solo third place last week, Ireland’s Niall Kearney went a couple better this week as he claimed a first place finish at The Mediterranean Tour Final @ The Allegria GC.Kearney had travelled to Egypt in search of some competitive golf in warmer climes to get set-up for the season ahead and with a 3rd and 1st placed finishes he’s certainly put himself in the right frame of mind for it.“The host club this week was Allegria GC which was an unbelievable facility with (and I’m not biased here) world beating greens. I played really solidly over the three days and had very few mistakes on the card which was really pleasing at this early stage of the season,” said Niall.Indeed, Kearney carded rounds of 68, 67 and 70 to take the win having led by three shots overnight. He did however have to contend with a surging run from last weeks’ winner Christopher Sahlstrom of Sweden who returned a final round of 67 to force a playoff where Kearney prevailed.With the Third Place at The Dreamland Pro Classic Last week and this weeks win. Niall propelled himself to 3rd Place in the Order of Merit, giving him 2 Challenge Tour Playing Invitations in addition to the Challenge Tour Invitation he received by virtue of his win at the Tour Final,“I’ve gained a lot of confidence from my performances here which will definitely help me going into the start of the season and it’s given me a great lift to get all the messages and support from back home too.”