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Monday 25th September 2017

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FOLLOW US HOME 25.9.2017 | SUBSCRIBE HERE BRILLIANT BJERREGAARD IS PORTUGAL MASTER The Dane sealed his first European Tour title in style LUCAS BJERREGAARD ucas Bjerregaard produced one of the best performances of his career at the perfect moment to claim his maiden European Tour title at the Portugal Masters. The Dane, who came into the week battling to save his card, fired eight birdies in a closing 65 to finish 20 under par in Vilamoura, four clear of Scotland's Marc Warren. The 26 year old was never caught during the final round, and afterwards admitted he had been keen to take control of his own destiny. "Today is up there with one of my best rounds," said Bjerregaard. "Not so much the six under around here, I've done that before, but under the pressure some of the shots I hit – the two shots I hit on 17 are some of the best I've hit in a long time. "I felt like it was my time to go out and grab it and not wait for someone to hand it to me."Bjerregaard was a shot clear heading into the final round and holed a ten foot birdie effort on the first. A lovely pitch to eight feet set up a gain L The Dane, who came into the week battling to save his card, fired eight birdies in a closing 65 to finish 20 under par in Vilamoura, four clear of Scotland's Marc Warren.

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