Tag Archives: Alvaro Quiros

Dec
11
2011
By Conor Nagle under European PGA Tour

Quiros in action during the final round.

Alvaro Quiros arrived at the final hole of the Dubai World Championship– a sinuous, uphill par-5– with a one-shot advantage over Paul Lawrie and two over World Number One Luke Donald.

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Dec
10
2011

Life's a beach: McIlroy out of position during Saturday's third round.

“It’s over.”

That was Rory McIlroy’s rather frank assessment of his tournament prospects after carding an untidy 71 in this morning’s third round of the European Tour’s season-ending Gulf showpiece.

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Dec
9
2011
By Conor Nagle under European PGA Tour

Cool customer: Alvaro Quiros made six birdies and an eagle on Friday.

If the form of most players is best represented by a gently rolling sine wave, where modest peaks and troughs betoken a fundamental consistency, that of Alvaro Quiros is best likened to the heart monitor read-out of a hospital patient in spasm.

At his worst, the Spaniard’s a fixture at the outer limits of the golf course; a ball-striker with all the accuracy of a high-powered potato gun. But at his very best, he’s an irresistible talent.

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Apr
7
2011
By Merf under The Masters

Rory McIlroy cruised to a bogey-free 65 before ESPN even made it to air, a score that stood until the final group of the day, when Alvaro Quiros birdied Nos. 17 and 18 to tie for the lead at 7-under. I’m not saying it’s a two-horse race just yet, with Y.E. Yang and K.J. Choi at 5-under, Matt Kuchar and Ricky Barnes at 4-under, and a total of 48 players at par or better.

But through one round, who are you more impressed with: McIlroy or Quiros?

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