31 May '15, 5pm

"Soren was a worth winner." - Rory McIlroy on the Irish Open winner:

Søren Kjeldsen claimed a narrow playoff win at the Irish Open after what he described was “a brutal day” at the Royal County Down Golf Club. Difficult conditions hindered tournament scoring with under-par rounds at a premium, a relatively modest score of two-over par was needed for three men to enter a playoff scenario. England’s Eddie Pepperell and Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger contested the trophy with Kjeldsen via the playoff. Kjeldsen was the only player to birdie the par-5 18th and in doing so took the title. “The other tournaments have never been like this,” commented Kjledsen. “It was obviously a very difficult day and I decided not to look on the leaderboard but once I started dropping shots I started looking. “It gave me a little bit of pleasure that I wasn’t the only one struggling. It was just a brutal day.” With the tournament host Rory McIlroy unable to make the ...

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