Class from Lawrie but it’s victory for Europe
A superb performance from Aberdeen’s Paul Lawrie could not prevent Continental Europe winning the Seve Trophy for the first time in seven attempts.
Having gone into the final round of nine singles matches at Versailles, near Paris yesterday with the overall contest tied at nine points apiece there was a chance the Great Britain and Ireland side could extend its run of six successive victories.
But despite Paul Casey and Jamie Donaldson taking one-and-a-half points from the first two matches at St-Nom-La-Breteche, the Europeans rallied strongly with victories including a 4 and 3 win for Gregory Bourdy against Scott Jamieson and a 6 and 4 stroll for Miguel Angel Jimenez against David Lynn, who was suffering from a chest infection.
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