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Oban man Robert MacIntyre produced a moment of absolute brilliance to force his way into a play-off for the Foshan Open. 

The popular 22-year-old left-hander rolled in a monster eagle putt at the 72nd hole to take the clubhouse lead in the penultimate Challenge Tour event of the season.

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Frenchman Victor Perez ultimately joined MacIntyre at the top of the leaderboard and defeated him at the first extra hole to take the title but the Scot’s moment of magic wasn’t entirely in vain.

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His runner-up finish earned him a cheque for €47,909 and moved him the top 15 on the Challenge Tour rankings, with one event remaining.

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The top 15 players at the end of the Ras Al Khaimah Challenge Tour Grand Final in two weeks’ time will graduate to the European Tour for next season.

MacIntyre is currently 13th and one of four Scots in the top 15 along with Grant Forrest (8th), Liam Johnston (10th) and David Law (12th).


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Michael McEwan is the Deputy Editor of bunkered and has been part of the team since 2004. In that time, he has interviewed almost every major figure within the sport, from Jack Nicklaus, to Rory McIlroy, to Donald Trump. The host of the multi award-winning bunkered Podcast and a member of Balfron Golfing Society, Michael is the author of three books and is the 2023 PPA Scotland 'Writer of the Year' and 'Columnist of the Year'. Dislikes white belts, yellow balls and iron headcovers. Likes being drawn out of the media ballot to play Augusta National.

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