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Following a stellar performance at the Le Vaudreuil Golf Challenge in France, Mahony Fleet Brand Ambassador Conor Purcell finished the tournament -7 Par. The Irishman finished with 281 shots, putting him tied for sixteenth overall for the weekend.

Conor shot a 68 in round one, 69 in round two, 72 in round three and 72 in round four at the par 72 Golf PGA France du Vaudreuil course. Conor’s fantastic performance at the event in Normandy earned him 25.16 points on the Road to Mallorca. He currently has 363.32 points and sits in 21st place on the leaderboard.

The next event on Conor’s list is the BMW International Open at Golfclub München Eichenried, Munich, Germany, which will take place from 04 – 07 July 2024.

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The Le Vaudreuil Golf Challenge kicks off this Thursday in the picturesque setting of Normandy, France. All eyes will be on the talented Irish golfer and Mahony Fleet Ambassador Conor Purcell.

Competing in this highly anticipated tournament, Purcell is poised to showcase his skills and determination on the lush fairways and challenging greens of the Vaudreuil Golf Club. The course, Golf PGA France du Vaudreuil, is situated on the banks of the River Seine. It is a par 72 parkland course measuring just under 7,000 yards, featuring holes carved into tree-lined fairways and around natural water features.

Conor tees off this morning in Group 6, along with Joel Moscatel of Spain and Craig Howie of Scotland.

Mahony Fleet Brand Ambassador Conor Purcell with Mahony Fleet Managing Director Stephen Mahony

Mahony Fleet Ambassador Conor Purcell with Mahony Fleet Managing Director Stephen Mahony

Purcell’s journey to the Le Vaudreuil Golf Challenge is a testament to his dedication, resilience, and passion for the sport. The 27-year-old, who plays out of Portmarnock Golf Club, recently finished T6 at the Kaskáda Golf Challenge in Golf Resort Kaskáda, Brno, Czech Republic, scoring -13 over four rounds.

The Le Vaudreuil Golf Challenge is not just another tournament. It’s a significant stop on the European Challenge Tour’s Road to Mallorca, drawing a field of talented golfers from around the globe.

For Purcell, this tournament is another step towards establishing his presence on the tour and a DP World Tour card. He currently sits 21st in the Road to Mallorca standings. This event is essential, as only the top 20 golfers in the Road to Mallorca season will secure the coveted DP World Tour card.

Managing Director of Mahony Fleet, Stephen Mahony, said, “We are always proud to see Conor representing both Ireland and the Mahony Fleet brand on some of the best golf courses worldwide. He is one of Ireland’s most promising young golfers, solidified by his recent results on the Road to Mallorca.”

“We wish Conor all the best at this week’s tournament in France, and we look forward to watching his progress throughout the year.”

Follow the progress on the European Tour website.

Read more about Conor Purcell and his partnership with Mahony Fleet.