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Putting for gold

Algarve golf pro Ricardo Santos let slip a winning chance at the European Challenge Tour Karten Open in Austria.

Rounds of 68, 70 and 67 saw the 28-year-old challenge for the lead before a disappointing final effort of 71 saw him drop back into joint 10th, eleven shots behind victor Edouard Dubois.

The previous week Santos took the lead at a similar event in Belgium before a concluding double bogey at the eleventh left him with a joint third placed finish behind Australia’s Andrew Tampion.