Mixed fortunes for Sam and David

PUBLISHED: 14:18 29 May 2008 | UPDATED: 22:04 26 October 2009

during the 4th round of the Russian Open Golf Championship at the Moscow Country Club August 5, 2007 in Moscow, Russia.

during the 4th round of the Russian Open Golf Championship at the Moscow Country Club August 5, 2007 in Moscow, Russia.

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FORMER Herts amateur champions Sam Little and David Griffiths had mixed fortunes in the BMW PGA Championship. Little put on a gritty performance at Wentworth to finish tied for 30th place, but Griffiths missing out after two rounds. Sam s opening round of

FORMER Herts amateur champions Sam Little and David Griffiths had mixed fortunes in the BMW PGA Championship.

Little put on a gritty performance at Wentworth to finish tied for 30th place, but Griffiths missing out after two rounds.

Sam's opening round of two over par 74 put him in danger, but he responded with 68, his two under par making the cut.

He slipped to 73 on a windy third day, but on Sunday made a fine start with birdies at 3, 5 and 6 to be four under par.

But bogeys at 9 and 16 saw him finish with 71 for a 216 total, two under par, with Miguel Angel Jimenez taking the title in a play-off.

Jimenez and Oliver Wilson tied on 11 under par. Jimenez won the play-off at the second extra hole. Little, for his part, won 38,000 Euros.

Both Little and Griffiths, who had rounds of 77, 76, have struggled this season, with several missed cuts.

In 15 appearances, Little's best performances have been in the Far East - 29th in the Indian Masters, 28th China Open and 27th Asian Masters.

Griffiths has had only two finishes in 11 events, coming 39th and 46th.


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