Paul LAWrie wins his own Algarve Tournament

Paul Lawrie won the Paul Lawrie Foundation 36-hole tournament on the Algarve by seven strokes with a seven-under-par total of 137 at the Vila Sol course, Vilamoura.

Paul followed up his opening five-under 67 with a 70 on Friday, which was another dry, pleasantly warm and windless day in southern Portugal.

Greig Hutcheon finished second with a pair of par 72s for 144, two shots ahead of third-placed Ross Kellett (75-71)

Four players tied for four place on 148, including Paul Shields who improved by 16 shots on his opening round of 82 - his six-under 66 was the best by any player over the two days.

Scott Henderson (74-74), Alastair Forsyth (72-76) and Neil Fenick (70-78) also shared fourth place.


Vila Sol Golf Club, Vilamoura, Algarve


Par 144 (2x72)

137 Paul Lawrie 67 70

144 Greig Hucheon 72 72

146 Ross Kellett 75 71

148 Paul Shields 82 66, Scott Henderson 74 74, Alastair Forsyth 72 76, Neil Fenwick 70 78