Esperanza Serrano (UMA) and Mark Napier (U. Stirling) lead the first competition day of the European Universities Golf Championship
The University of Malaga, in female category, and the Stirling, in male category, have gained special prominence at the highest level in team competition
Equality, emotion and high level, ingredients in the first day of the competition in the VI European Universities Golf Championship. In the extraordinary facilities the Antequera’s golf course have taken place the first rounds form the golfers. The name of the host country, the University of Malaga, and the University of Stirling have taken the first places as great protagonists as to results, both as individuals as teams.
Esperanza Serrano (UMA) current Spain University champion, completed the route through the 18 holes with 70 strokes and a handicap of 3. The second place has been achieved by Camille Tremoulet (Toulouse 1 Capitol, France) with 74 strokes. María Piñeiro needed 75 strokes with a handicap of 2 in order to place third in the initial contact with the competition.
On the other hand, the University of Malaga hold the first position in the team classification thanks to the results of Esperanza Serrano and Carmen García who both equal 146 strokes. Following Toulouse 1 Capitole (154) and Abat Oliva CEU (154).
Mark Napier (University of Stirling, United Kingdom was the more precise in the male category with 73 strokes and a handicap of +1. Another British representative, Jordan Sunborg. (U. Stirling) places at second place with a total of 73 strokes and a handicap of +3, followed by Jakub Matuszek (UMA) who used 74 strokes and a handicap of 3. In the team competition, the University of Stirling ended the initial day in the first place with an equal of 220 strokes between their best players. They were closely followed by the University of Malaga (224) and the University of Navarra (234).