By winning the Turkish Airlines Open, Victor Dubuisson changed dimension. A first victory on the European Tour and dedication to the young French 23-year-old former world amateur champion, which includes the top 10 in the Race to Dubai. Wore a great champion in the making.
Victor Dubuisson where the route of a gifted boy. The resident of the Principality of Andorra, former world number one amateur in 2009, had tu peaks on large continental tour events including finishing third in the Ballantines Championship in 2012 and the Omega European Masters this year. “I’ve already spent close to victory at Crans-sur-Sierre and I felt that it would soon smile,” said he said Sunday. Well done.
Party with five strokes ahead of his pursuers as Tiger Woods the best player on the planet, Justin Rose or Henrik Stenson, Victor Dubuisson has resisted the pressure. A final round on. It has been joined by Welshman Jamie Donaldson at 15 but his putt home from 10 yards for birdie at 17 put everyone agrees.
A 62 On The Old Course At St. Andrews
Patrice Barquez, agent Dubuisson who also commented on the tournament for Golf + exults: “This is a huge victory. His putting was brilliant Saturday and Sunday he could hold mentally despite the stress. Although a little Caddey contacted her, you feel he fetched his own victory. ” The former world number one amateur (in 2009), who played Sunday with his compatriot Raphael Jacquelin, proved that he had a mind to take four rounds. “Victor has managed to remain very calm, said Jacquelin. Much has been said during the game and he seemed very calm. It’s not a big surprise for me. I’ve played with him several times and he always seemed solid, strong and powerful. ”
In 2012, Dubuisson had seen his season disrupted by injury in the lower back. Which had not prevented retain his card after only ten tournaments. It was also distinguished on the legendary route of the Old Course at St. Andrews in the Alfred Dunhill Links by making a card of 62 (-10), erasing shelves the record set by a certain Rory McIlroy. The Cannes remains a play atypical whose career is at the heart of the drive system. “There are players who spend eight hours driving, I spent eight hours on the course. To each his own. This is my mode and it will not change, “he confided to Le Figaro last season.
A Very Free Agent
Very autonomous in its trainings, Dubuisson is also in daily life. Passed into the hands of Roger Damiano, Dominique and Olivier Larretche Leglise he worked in recent months from time to time to freelance with Benoit Ducoulombier, especially in the short game
Fourth French to win the Tour this year after Raphael Jacquelin, Julien Quesne and Gregory Bourdy, Victor Dubuisson will change dimension. He climbs to 9th in the Race to Dubai (European classification) with nearly 1.5 million won to counter since the beginning of the season. It will also jump in world rankings from the 108th position in the Top 50 worldwide. If he manages to remain among the top 50 players in the world by the end of 2013, he will earn an invitation to the 2014 Masters. Just that! It is already guaranteed to play the next British Open. In addition to the € 848,930 he pocketed an exemption on the Tour until 2015, and tickets to compete in the 2014 WGC Bridegestone Invitational and WGC HSBC Champions, two of the four races of the world championships.
The Cannes will finally be able to live his American dream and should be invited to compete in one or two events on the PGA Tour earlier this year. Where can he stop after signing the greatest achievement of a French golfer in recent years?
“It optimizes the best golfing potential. It has the ability to meet expectations. It embodies its enormous potential. On and off the golf career management, there are still efforts however. He is aware of, says his agent Patrice Barquez. Was recently sold by personal problems. He understood the need to approach things differently, ”
Assume His New Fame
The best French player in the world rankings maintains to this day sometimes complicated relationships with the French media. In an interview with Le Figaro Golf in the month of April, it did not feel understood by the middle of the French course.
“My best friend is Romain Wattel, I hear great with other French players on the European Tour. These are those people who know me well. They know who I am ”
Introverted boy, unpredictable and sensitive, according to his family that lacks confidence in him, Victor Dubuisson will have to assume his new fame. “After winning a big tournament like this, he will have to accept to be exposed, it is also at stake, chained Barquez. Going to have next season he played more tournaments and his schedule is more structured. If he can take more volume playing, I think he can really break everything “.
And France is of course may well be the famous great champion she waits for years.