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Robert MacIntyre wins first pro title in just second start

Robert MacIntyre secured his first win since turning professional this week in only his second event.

After an amazing debut in the senior ranks with a third-place finish in the MENA Golf Tour’s AYLA Golf Championship less than two weeks ago, the 21-year-old remained in the Middle East for the Sahara Kuwait Golf Championship, taking home the title in the 54-hole event by two strokes from Englishman Luke Joy.

"I couldn't have asked for a better way to finish," said the Scot. "I'm absolutely delighted with my efforts.

"You needed to be accurate off the tee and I drove the ball well all week and created some good scoring opportunities. I holed putts when I need to and that was the key to my success.

“I played golf the way as I used to as an amateur and never let the pressure of turning pro affect my game.”

MacIntyre credited his coach David Burns at Kingsfield Golf Centre for all the hard work he has put into the youngster’s development.





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