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Monday 16th October 2017

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FOLLOW US 16.10.2017 | SUBSCRIBE HERE OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNERS: NORTHERN IREL AND OPEN TYRRELL HATTON ED'S LETTER The Italian Open lives up to its Rolex Series billing here just seems to be something about the Italian Open at Golf Club Milano that leads to exciting finishes. Last year, we saw home favourite Francesco Molinari win the title on the final hole, beating the Masters champion Danny Willett in a thriller. This year's event was no different, where we saw three players looking like probable winners at different times in a fantastic final round that was eventually won by Tyrrell Hatton. There may have been no Irish interest on Sunday, with Paul Dunne putting in a solid performance but ultimately finishing only in a tie for 26th. Kiradech Aphibarnrat is one of the funnest players to watch on the European Tour, with his happy-go-lucky, grip-and-rip style of play generating interest. In the end, a double-bogey at 16, where he made the cardinal error of chipping into the bunker in front of him, was his undoing. Meanwhile, it was another Sunday masterclass from Ross Fisher, a 63 on Sunday after a 61 last week, but again it was runners-up spot to Hatton for the 2010 Irish Open champion. Hatton once again proved that he is one of the most exciting talents on the European Tour with his second win in as many weeks, which puts him miles ahead in the European Ryder Cup standings. T

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