Italian Challenge Open Eneos Motor Oil R4

Jordan triumphs in Italian play-off

June 27-30
Terre dei Consoli Golf Club, Monterosi, Italy
€300,000
Round 1, Round 2, Round 3


Matthew Jordan claimed his first professional win at the Italian Challenge Open Eneos Motor Oil, beating Lorenzo Scalise in a play-off at Terre dei Consoli Golf Club.

Jordan triumphs in Italian play-off
Photo credit: Fabrizio Proietti

Jordan and home favourite Scalise headed to the 150-yard par three 16th hole, having carded rounds of 66 and 65, respectively, to top the leaderboard at 17 under par, after overnight leader Antoine Rozner failed to capitalise on his three shot advantage.

The Englishman found the green with his tee shot, however, the Italian came up short in the water and missed the green with his third shot, leaving Jordan with two putts from 40 foot to clinch his debut European Challenge Tour title.

Having turned professional in September 2018, Jordan was thrilled to claim the victory, especially after making such a strong start to life on the Challenge Tour.


“It’s difficult to explain how I feel right now,” he said. “I just wanted to go out and play as well as I could. I got off to an unbelievable start and from then on I got myself into the tournament and into contention.

“I’ve had a couple of top tens previously but with winning, you never know when you’re actually going to do it until it happens. To finally win, especially at this event with a larger prize fund and more ranking points, is brilliant and I can’t really describe it.

“The drive off 17 was my only poor tee shot today but I putted well. I canned about 80 foot of putts in the first three holes. I started laughing on the third hole because it felt a bit ridiculous. On 17 I tried to play safe and then got up and down, hitting what felt like the perfect putt.”

Scalise, who also turned professional last September, claimed his best result in only his sixth Challenge Tour appearance with a runner-up spot, while Spain’s Carlos Pigem recorded a bogey free round of 65, seven under par, to finish a shot behind in third place.

Rozner, a two-time Challenge Tour winner already this season, was looking for his third triumph – and with it instant promotion to the European Tour – but ended the day two shots behind Jordan and Scalise. Oliver Farr of Wales and Swiss Raphaël de Sousa joined the Frenchman in a share of fourth place following their rounds of 69 and 68, respectively.

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With his win, Jordan jumps up the Rankings from 24th to second, while Scalise jumps straight to 11th after collecting his first ranking points of the season.


Pos.
Player
Nat
To Par
R1
R2
R3
R4
Total
Prize Money
1
JORDAN Matthew
ENG
-17
69
67
69
66
271
€ 48,000
2
SCALISE Lorenzo
ITA
-17
67
71
68
65
271
€ 33,000
3
PIGEM Carlos
ESP
-16
66
70
71
65
272
€ 21,000
4
DE SOUSA Raphaël
SUI
-15
70
70
65
68
273
€ 15,000
4
FARR Oliver
WAL
-15
68
70
66
69
273
€ 15,000
4
ROZNER Antoine
FRA
-15
68
66
67
72
273
€ 15,000
7
SYME Connor
SCO
-14
68
70
68
68
274
€ 9,000
7
VAN MEIJEL Lars
NED
-14
69
69
69
67
274
€ 9,000
9
HØJGAARD Rasmus
DEN
-13
71
70
71
63
275
€ 7,200
10
FENASSE Mathieu
FRA
-12
69
69
71
67
276
€ 6,100
10
GLENNEMO Jacob
SWE
-12
68
72
67
69
276
€ 6,100
10
HAVRET Grégory
FRA
-12
71
68
66
71
276
€ 6,100
13
BENSON Seve
ENG
-11
71
68
70
68
277
€ 4,650
13
EVANS Ryan
ENG
-11
73
68
66
70
277
€ 4,650
13
FERGUSON Ewen
SCO
-11
75
67
65
70
277
€ 4,650
13
GRADECKI Mateusz
POL
-11
71
71
68
67
277
€ 4,650
13
HØJGAARD Nicolai
DEN
-11
67
69
70
71
277
€ 4,650
13
MIVIS Christopher
BEL
-11
72
70
68
67
277
€ 4,650
19
ECCLES Ben
AUS
-10
68
68
69
73
278
€ 3,450
19
SCIOT-SIEGRIST Robin
FRA
-10
70
71
69
68
278
€ 3,450
21
LENGDEN Oscar
SWE
-9
71
69
68
71
279
€ 3,045
21
MRUZEK Filip
CZE
-9
71
69
70
69
279
€ 3,045
23
EASTON Bryce
RSA
-8
66
70
71
73
280
€ 2,760
23
FOOS Dominic
GER
-8
75
66
72
67
280
€ 2,760
23
LAPORTA Francesco
ITA
-8
71
72
69
68
280
€ 2,760
23
SCHNEIDER Marcel
GER
-8
73
69
72
66
280
€ 2,760
23
STOW Ben
ENG
-8
74
68
68
70
280
€ 2,760
28
BESSELING Wil
NED
-7
68
71
70
72
281
€ 2,460
28
BOOTE David
WAL
-7
71
70
70
70
281
€ 2,460
28
CANTER Laurie
ENG
-7
70
73
70
68
281
€ 2,460
28
LANDO CASANOVA Jérôme
FRA
-7
73
67
69
72
281
€ 2,460
28
VON DELLINGSHAUSEN Nicolai
GER
-7
72
71
71
67
281
€ 2,460
33
BOURDY Grégory
FRA
-6
71
71
70
70
282
€ 2,160
33
ELVIRA Manuel
ESP
-6
71
72
70
69
282
€ 2,160
33
GARCIA RODRIGUEZ Sebastian
ESP
-6
71
72
69
70
282
€ 2,160
33
PERRIER Damien
FRA
-6
71
71
70
70
282
€ 2,160
33
PETROZZI Gian-Marco
ENG
-6
73
69
69
71
282
€ 2,160
38
McGOWAN Ross
ENG
-5
69
70
72
72
283
€ 1,920
38
SIEM Marcel
GER
-5
70
71
70
72
283
€ 1,920
38
ZUNIC Jordan
AUS
-5
67
73
73
70
283
€ 1,920
41
GEARY Josh
NZL
-4
73
70
71
70
284
€ 1,710
41
HIDALGO Angel
ESP
-4
71
69
70
74
284
€ 1,710
41
LIMA José-Filipe
POR
-4
70
68
75
71
284
€ 1,710
41
STUREHED Henric
SWE
-4
73
70
71
70
284
€ 1,710
45
AGUILAR Felipe
CHI
-3
67
73
72
73
285
€ 1,470
45
DUBOIS Edouard
FRA
-3
71
70
70
74
285
€ 1,470
45
GALIANO AGUILAR Mario
ESP
-3
70
72
71
72
285
€ 1,470
45
ROMANO (AM) Andrea
ITA
-3
71
71
70
73
285
€ 0
45
SIMONSEN Martin
DEN
-3
73
70
69
73
285
€ 1,470
50
LINARD Thomas
FRA
-2
71
71
73
71
286
€ 1,238
50
MERONK Adrian
POL
-2
72
70
71
73
286
€ 1,238
50
NEMECZ Lukas
AUT
-2
70
71
70
75
286
€ 1,238
50
SAXTON Reinier
NED
-2
74
68
70
74
286
€ 1,238
54
LIPPARELLI Edoardo Raffaele
ITA
-1
72
68
71
76
287
€ 1,125
54
TREE Toby
ENG
-1
74
69
71
73
287
€ 1,125
56
DAWSON Robin
IRL
0
71
71
69
77
288
€ 1,035
56
SCHWARTZ Antoine
FRA
0
71
72
73
72
288
€ 1,035
56
SERGHINI Faycal
MAR
0
70
73
72
73
288
€ 1,035
56
STEWART Duncan
SCO
0
70
71
71
76
288
€ 1,035
60
COUPLAND Dave
ENG
1
71
72
73
73
289
€ 960
61
DI NITTO Enrico
ITA
2
69
71
79
71
290
€ 930
62
ARMITAGE Marcus
ENG
0
72
72
0
0
144
€ 0
62
CAFOUREK Jan
CZE
0
78
66
0
0
144
€ 0
62
COCKERILL Aaron
CAN
0
74
70
0
0
144
€ 0
62
HANSON Chris
ENG
0
71
73
0
0
144
€ 0
62
IM Daniel
USA
0
70
74
0
0
144
€ 0
62
JENSEN Lasse
DEN
0
72
72
0
0
144
€ 0
62
JOANNES Hugues
BEL
0
72
72
0
0
144
€ 0
62
KEYSER Mathiam
RSA
0
75
69
0
0
144
€ 0
62
KÖLBING Jonas
GER
0
78
66
0
0
144
€ 0
62
LLOYD Chris
ENG
0
72
72
0
0
144
€ 0
62
MACCARIO Federico
ITA
0
68
76
0
0
144
€ 0
62
MCGEE Ruaidhri
IRL
0
74
70
0
0
144
€ 0
62
ROUSSEL Robin
FRA
0
71
73
0
0
144
€ 0
62
SARACINO Andrea
ITA
0
73
71
0
0
144
€ 0
62
SHARVIN Cormac
NIR
0
74
70
0
0
144
€ 0
62
VIRTO Borja
ESP
0
74
70
0
0
144
€ 0
62
ZUCCHETTI Federico
ITA
0
74
70
0
0
144
€ 0
79
COHEN-BOYER Louis
FRA
1
73
72
0
0
145
€ 0
79
DEL MORAL Carlos
ESP
1
77
68
0
0
145
€ 0
79
FERNANDEZ Scott
ESP
1
73
72
0
0
145
€ 0
79
GROS Sébastien
FRA
1
76
69
0
0
145
€ 0
79
HILL Calum
SCO
1
74
71
0
0
145
€ 0
79
KIM Minkyu
KOR
1
69
76
0
0
145
€ 0
79
LAFEBER Maarten
NED
1
74
71
0
0
145
€ 0
79
MATUS Stanislav
CZE
1
75
70
0
0
145
€ 0
79
POKE Benjamin
DEN
1
74
71
0
0
145
€ 0
79
RIU Victor
FRA
1
73
72
0
0
145
€ 0
79
SANTOS Ricardo
POR
1
74
71
0
0
145
€ 0
79
SANTOS SILVA Tomas
POR
1
70
75
0
0
145
€ 0
79
YOUNG Mark
ENG
1
74
71
0
0
145
€ 0
92
ABBOTT Jamie
ENG
2
75
71
0
0
146
€ 0
92
CRUZ Tiago
POR
2
72
74
0
0
146
€ 0
92
CUARTERO BLANCO Emilio
ESP
2
73
73
0
0
146
€ 0
92
EGGENBERGER Mathias
SUI
2
74
72
0
0
146
€ 0
92
HEISELE Sebastian
GER
2
73
73
0
0
146
€ 0
92
HENRY Scott
SCO
2
69
77
0
0
146
€ 0
92
KNAPPE Alexander
GER
2
72
74
0
0
146
€ 0
92
MAZZOLI (AM) Stefano
ITA
2
76
70
0
0
146
€ 0
92
STALTER Joël
FRA
2
70
76
0
0
146
€ 0
92
TILEY Steven
ENG
2
75
71
0
0
146
€ 0
92
TINNING Nicolai
DEN
2
74
72
0
0
146
€ 0
103
CHO Rak hyun
KOR
3
71
76
0
0
147
€ 0
103
DEAN Joe
ENG
3
75
72
0
0
147
€ 0
103
ENOCH Rhys
WAL
3
74
73
0
0
147
€ 0
103
FORSSTRÖM Simon
SWE
3
75
72
0
0
147
€ 0
103
HOWIE Craig
SCO
3
71
76
0
0
147
€ 0
103
HULDAHL Jeppe Pape
DEN
3
70
77
0
0
147
€ 0
103
LINDELL Oliver
FIN
3
79
68
0
0
147
€ 0
103
ROBB Chris
SCO
3
76
71
0
0
147
€ 0
103
SJÖHOLM Joel
SWE
3
72
75
0
0
147
€ 0
112
DECOTTIGNIES-LAFON Mathieu
FRA
4
78
70
0
0
148
€ 0
112
GAL Petr
CZE
4
76
72
0
0
148
€ 0
112
QUESNE Julien
FRA
4
78
70
0
0
148
€ 0
112
ROSS Craig
SCO
4
77
71
0
0
148
€ 0
116
AHOKAS Antti
FIN
5
77
72
0
0
149
€ 0
116
COUSSAUD Ugo
FRA
5
71
78
0
0
149
€ 0
116
FORD Matt
ENG
5
75
74
0
0
149
€ 0
116
GALLIANO Luca
SUI
5
75
74
0
0
149
€ 0
116
GLOET Christian
DEN
5
76
73
0
0
149
€ 0
116
HAASTRUP Mark Flindt
DEN
5
73
76
0
0
149
€ 0
116
LAMPERT Moritz
GER
5
73
76
0
0
149
€ 0
116
PORTEOUS Garrick
ENG
5
76
73
0
0
149
€ 0
124
CEA Michele
ITA
6
79
71
0
0
150
€ 0
124
HESBOIS Kevin
BEL
6
76
74
0
0
150
€ 0
124
ITEN Marco
SUI
6
73
77
0
0
150
€ 0
124
NEIL Bradley
SCO
6
76
74
0
0
150
€ 0
124
PEACOCK Daniel
NIR
6
75
75
0
0
150
€ 0
124
PIAGET Sandro
MON
6
72
78
0
0
150
€ 0
130
ACIKALIN (AM) Leon
TUR
7
72
79
0
0
151
€ 0
130
BALDWIN Matthew
ENG
7
74
77
0
0
151
€ 0
130
MCCARTHY Nick
ENG
7
72
79
0
0
151
€ 0
130
MEJOW Philipp
GER
7
74
77
0
0
151
€ 0
130
STAL Gary
FRA
7
73
78
0
0
151
€ 0
130
TRAPPEL Manuel
AUT
7
72
79
0
0
151
€ 0
130
WIEGELE Martin
AUT
7
74
77
0
0
151
€ 0
137
BERARDO Clément
FRA
8
79
73
0
0
152
€ 0
137
HUIZING Daan
NED
8
78
74
0
0
152
€ 0
137
MADDY Paul
ENG
8
76
76
0
0
152
€ 0
140
GREGORY Scott
ENG
9
75
78
0
0
153
€ 0
140
HELLIGKILDE Marcus
DEN
9
71
82
0
0
153
€ 0
140
LGUIRATI Ayoub
MAR
9
73
80
0
0
153
€ 0
140
SPOONER Billy
ENG
9
76
77
0
0
153
€ 0
140
THOMSON Jonathan
ENG
9
75
78
0
0
153
€ 0
145
HURLEY Gary
IRL
10
77
77
0
0
154
€ 0
146
BRAEUNIG Christian
GER
11
75
80
0
0
155
€ 0
146
BRUN Julien
FRA
11
75
80
0
0
155
€ 0
146
GEYGER Nico
CHI
11
78
77
0
0
155
€ 0
149
FORD Charlie
ENG
12
79
77
0
0
156
€ 0
149
VECCHI FOSSA Jacopo
ITA
12
80
76
0
0
156
€ 0
151
CIANCHETTI Luca
ITA
15
80
79
0
0
159
€ 0
152
KAPLAN (AM) Orkunhan
TUR
20
76
88
0
0
164
€ 0
153
DAYDOU Alexandre
FRA
11
83
0
0
0
83
€ 0
153
KOEPKA Chase
USA
4
76
0
0
0
76
€ 0
153
NILEHN Fredrik
SWE
7
79
0
0
0
79
€ 0
153
OLSEN Aksel
NOR
9
81
0
0
0
81
€ 0