Paris Legends Championship R3

Shacklady goes back-to-back in Paris play-off

September 19-21
Racing Club de France La Boulie, Paris, France
€200,000
Round 1, Round 2


David Shacklady secured back-to-back Staysure Tour titles at the Druh Belts presents Paris Legends Championship by Renault Z.E. after a gripping battle with Jean-François Remésy which went to a play-off at Racing Club de France la Boulie.

Paris Legends Championship R3 - David Shacklady secured back-to-back Staysure Tour titles after a gripping battle with Jean-François Remésy
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The Englishman entered the final day in a share of the lead with James Kingston but soon found himself battling home star Remésy, who carded three birdies over his opening nine holes to join Shacklady at the top of the leaderboard by the time they reached the turn.

Remésy, who finished in a tie for second at the championship twelve months ago, had a ten foot eagle putt to win on the 72nd hole, but watched his effort slip agonisingly past, and the tournament was sent to a play-off when Shacklady tapped in for par.

With Remésy finding difficulty off the tee on the first extra hole, two putts were enough for the 52-year-old to seal his second consecutive win following triumph at The Sinclair Invitational three weeks ago.

‘’It’s amazing to win back-to-back titles,” Shacklady said. “I would have just taken the one win. It’s not easy to win on this Tour at all as there are some great players out here, so to win twice is beyond my wildest dreams. I’m just delighted.


‘’I stayed very patient, it’s a very tricky golf course and you’ve got to be quite strategic with where you hit your shots. I’m hitting it lovely, so it was just about picking your spot and executing the shots.”

The Lancashire player follows in the footsteps of defending champion Gary Orr, who also celebrated back-to-back victories in Paris twelve months ago.

‘’I enjoyed it last year and fancied it this week with the way I’m playing and how the golf course suits my eye. It was back and forth all round, particularly over the back nine, with both of us getting plenty of birdies.

“He hit a great shot into the last and had the opportunity to win it there. It was a just a great battle and I had so much fun playing out there today.”

Overnight leader Kingston finished in third place, two shots out of the play-off, after a final round of two under par 70, while Englishman Peter Baker finished one shot further back in fourth.

With his victory Shacklady moves into fourth on the Staysure Tour Order of Merit, with Phillip Price continuing to lead the way following his seventh place finish in Paris.

The Staysure Tour now heads to Austria for the Murhof Legends – Austrian Senior Open, which gets under way at Golfclub Murhof from September 27-29.


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19th Hole
By GT Editor
Pos.
Player
Nat
To Par
R1
R2
R3
Total
Prize Money
1
SHACKLADY David
ENG
-13
69
66
68
203
€ 30,000
2
REMESY Jean-François
FRA
-13
70
66
67
203
€ 20,000
3
KINGSTON James
RSA
-11
68
67
70
205
€ 14,000
4
BAKER Peter
ENG
-10
69
69
68
206
€ 11,000
5
ATLEVI Magnus P
SWE
-8
70
69
69
208
€ 8,530
5
BRIER Markus
AUT
-8
74
68
66
208
€ 8,530
7
CARRILES José Manuel
ESP
-7
71
69
69
209
€ 6,400
7
LEVET Thomas
FRA
-7
67
71
71
209
€ 6,400
7
PRICE Phillip
WAL
-7
69
73
67
209
€ 6,400
10
COCERES José
ARG
-6
70
70
70
210
€ 4,800
10
HAEGGMAN Joakim
SWE
-6
68
72
70
210
€ 4,800
10
STREETER Paul
ENG
-6
71
71
68
210
€ 4,800
13
CHAPMAN Roger
ENG
-5
70
67
74
211
€ 3,800
13
DODD Stephen
WAL
-5
71
71
69
211
€ 3,800
13
WILLIAMS Chris
RSA
-5
73
71
67
211
€ 3,800
16
DAVIS Mark
ENG
-3
74
66
73
213
€ 2,950
16
FOWLER Peter
AUS
-3
75
74
64
213
€ 2,950
16
LUNA Santiago
ESP
-3
72
71
70
213
€ 2,950
16
MARTIN Miguel Angel
ESP
-3
72
74
67
213
€ 2,950
16
ORR Gary
SCO
-3
73
71
69
213
€ 2,950
16
WESSELINGH Paul
ENG
-3
70
72
71
213
€ 2,950
22
FARRY Marc
FRA
-2
71
72
71
214
€ 2,265
22
GOLDING Philip
ENG
-2
74
71
69
214
€ 2,265
22
GOMEZ Rafael
ARG
-2
75
71
68
214
€ 2,265
22
MONASTERIO Cesar
ARG
-2
73
71
70
214
€ 2,265
26
SUNESON Carl
ESP
1
73
73
71
217
€ 2,000
27
LITTLE Stuart
ENG
2
72
73
73
218
€ 1,827
27
OLDCORN Andrew
SCO
2
74
75
69
218
€ 1,827
27
WOLSTENHOLME Gary
ENG
2
73
74
71
218
€ 1,827
30
BROWN Simon P
ENG
3
72
78
69
219
€ 1,670
30
LOMAS Jonathan
ENG
3
75
74
70
219
€ 1,670
32
BOSSERT André
SUI
4
72
77
71
220
€ 1,495
32
MCGOVERN Brendan
IRL
4
71
80
69
220
€ 1,495
32
MOULAND Mark
WAL
4
73
74
73
220
€ 1,495
32
TINNING Steen
DEN
4
73
75
72
220
€ 1,495
36
EVANS Gary
ENG
5
76
74
71
221
€ 1,340
36
MOLINA Mauricio
ARG
5
75
71
75
221
€ 1,340
36
SWEET Nigel
ENG
5
71
81
69
221
€ 1,340
39
GILFORD David
ENG
6
72
78
72
222
€ 1,240
39
WILSON Peter
ENG
6
75
72
75
222
€ 1,240
41
SALLAT Jean Pierre
FRA
7
75
80
68
223
€ 1,160
41
SCOTT Peter
ENG
7
77
73
73
223
€ 1,160
43
JOB Nick
ENG
8
80
74
70
224
€ 1,060
43
MARKS Gary
ENG
8
74
74
76
224
€ 1,060
43
MURPHY James
ENG
8
74
75
75
224
€ 1,060
46
THELEN Tim
USA
9
77
74
74
225
€ 980
47
SHERBORNE Andrew
ENG
10
74
75
77
226
€ 940
48
MCLEAN Mike
ENG
11
74
75
78
227
€ 880
48
WHARTON Mark
ENG
11
80
75
72
227
€ 880
50
EMERSON Gary
ENG
13
75
76
78
229
€ 800
50
SANDELIN Jarmo
SWE
13
76
79
74
229
€ 800
52
BENNETT Stephen
ENG
16
80
76
76
232
€ 740
53
WALTON Philip
IRL
17
79
82
72
233
€ 700
54
LONGMUIR Bill
SCO
20
82
78
76
236
€ 660