Callum Shinkwin sealed second spot at the Challenge de Catalunya, the third Challenge Tour event of the season

Shinkwin seals second in Spain

Shinkwin seals second in Spain

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Moor Park golfer Callum Shinkwin finished in second place at the Challenge de Catalunya event in Spain and claimed €17,600 in prize money.

Shinkwin carded 11-under-par to seal the runners-up spot behind Spaniard Antonio Hortel, who ended on 14-under-par.

The competition, which was shortened to three rounds due to adverse weather, was the 20-year-old’s third on the Challenge Tour.

Shinkwin started well and posted a first round score of 66, it was a total which put him five-under-par after the first day.

A second round of 68 followed to put Shinkwin in contention at the top of the leaderboard. He carded 68 on his final round and ended with a final total of 202.

That was enough for second spot and he finished two shots ahead of Andrew Johnston and Cyril Bouniol who both finished on nine-under-par.

Shinkwin is sponsored by Ping, iPpro sports nutrition, Lyle & Scott, Tom Gallagher and Footjoy.

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