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British Masters supported by Sky Sports

September 2017

Hosted by Lee Westwood at Close House GC, Newcastle on Tyne.

A top class field join Lee at Close House for the British Masters. The club boasts the only Lee Westwood courses and the first European Tour event to be held here takes place on the Championship Lee Westwood Colt course, which even has the remains of a Roman fort.

The Hero Challenge takes place under floodlights on Tuesday evening and Lee takes on Ross Fisher in an all England match. It will be televised on Sky Sports from 7.30 -9.00. Lee was the winner of the Hero Challenge.

He is grouped with Sergio Garcia and Alex Noren for the first two rounds and had a 12.40 tee-time from the 1st On Thursday,when a 4-under par bogey-free 66, saw Lee finish in T13th position. With an earlier start, Lee had another bogey free round, signing for a 65 and was tied 2nd on the lunchtime leaderboard.

Lee was joint top of the leaderboard at the end of the front 9 (3-under for the day) on Saturday but 3 bogeys on the back nine, saw him at level par for the day and he fell back to T 12th.

With Robert Karlsson leading on 12-under par, Lee has a 10.41 tee-time with Lucas Bjerregaard and Chris Wood. Carding a final round 69, he finished in T15th place on 10 under par, winning €45,630 in prize money.

Paul Dunne won the British Masters title.

 

 

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