Caldwell wins European mixed golf event in Sweden

GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — 2 males and one female completed in the leading 3 of the inaugural Scandinavian Combined golf competition on Sunday with Jonathan Caldwell winning by one stroke.

The occasion was a very first on the European Trip. It began with 78 males and 78 females completing on the exact same course for one prize and one cash prize swimming pool. It was hosted by Annika Sorenstam and Henrik Stenson.

Caldwell shot a final-round 8-under 64, consisting of 8 birdies, 2 bogeys and an eagle on the par-4 14th. The Northern Irishman completed 17 under general, ahead of second-place Adrian Otaegui (67).

Otaegui had a putt to win on the 18th however the Spaniard charged his birdie effort 4 feet past the hole and missed out on the return.

English golf enthusiast Alice Hewson (69), who won the South African Females’s Open in 2020, was 2 shots behind Caldwell in 3rd.

Caroline Hedwall was among 2 females and 2 males sharing a one-stroke over night lead however the Swede dropped to a share of 18th after carding a 76.

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