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Tree gets eye in for top-12 finish

Toby Tree produced an impressive performance at the prestigious Eye of Africa PGA Championship.

 

The Golf At Goodwood ambassador, who supports the 100-plus junior members with performance masterclasses at Golf At Goodwood, finished tied-12th with a final score of 11 under par.

 

The 25-year-old shot rounds of 70, 68, 70 and 69 (277) on the par 72 Eye of Africa Signature Golf Estate, Johannesburg.

 

The result saw Tree bank 27,800.00 rand (£1,470).

 

Darren Fichardt won the tournament after he beat Chile’s Matias Calderon with a birdie on the third play-off hole after both finished regulation play tied for on 20-under par.

 

Tree, who turned professional in 2014 after a glittering amateur career, claimed a European Tour card at the end of last year.

 

he said at the time: “To get a place on the 2020 European Tour means an enormous amount, it is something I always dreamt of when I was younger, so to finally stand here with a card is unbelievable.”

 

He missed the cut at the South Africa Open earlier this month.

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