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Monday 2nd October 2017

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FOLLOW US 2.10.2017 | SUBSCRIBE HERE OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNERS: NORTHERN IREL AND OPEN PAUL DUNNE ED'S LETTER A career-changing week for Paul Dunne aul Dunne has had some nice experiences in his career already. Winning the Walker Cup. Leading the Open Championship as an amateur after 54 holes at the Home of Golf. But even he couldn't have imagined winning his first European Tour event in such sensational fashion. A 61 to finish, one shot off the lowest final score by a winner in European Tour history, to beat the European Tour's No 1 star Rory McIlroy. A masterful chip-in at the final hole for birdie. The stuff that dreams are made of. It means that Dunne goes to 12th in the Race to Dubai standings, and to number 88 in the Official World Golf Rankings, edging him closer to a place in the elite tournaments of golf. He has already secured his spot in the no-cut big money WGC-HSBC Champions at the end of the month, and he does not have to worry about his European Tour playing privileges for the next two years. P The match was hanging in the balance and it tipped Warrenpoint's way on the treacherous, 180-yard par-three.

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