BARRY – Sandy Lyle made a winning debut in the 10th World Hickory Open golf championship at Panmure Golf Club. He won the two day tournament with rounds of 74 and 69 for a total score of 143 and headed an international field of 114 competitors by three strokes.
Before a sell-out crowd of almost 600 guests at the annual showpiece jointly-organised by the Scottish Golf Union and Scottish Ladies’ Golfing Association, the 2-time Major champion received a richly-deserved standing ovation as he collected the final award of the night.
For a destination like the World Golf Hall of Fame, a glittering resume is a must but resumes can’t tell a full story of a player’s impact. This is especially true of Alexander Walter Barr Lyle, know to the golfing world as Sandy.
Lyle had been without a victory since winning the last of his 18 European Tour titles in the 1992 Volvo Masters but the Scot brought that barren run to a commanding end with a flawless final round 70 over the World Cup Course at Mission Hills to finish on 12 under par 204, three strokes […]