Rafa Nadal, fourth in a Balearic Golf Championship that he led

Rafael Nadal He grabbed the title of absolute champion of the Balearic golf, because in the second and last day he became leader with a -3 of the day and of the total, the best card, on hole 10. However, he experienced an ordeal in the final stretch that kept him from victory.

Rafa Nadal, with the mask on the golf cart

Nadal finished with +2, a 74, after the par (72) on Saturday in the field of Capdepera
. He made fourth because he committed four bogeys in a row between holes 12 and 15, repeating on the 17th. He knocked down the excellent eagle on par 4 of 10, when he got first.

Rafa Nadal, when he takes the lead of the Absolute Golf Championship of Balearic Islands with a -3 of the day and the total on hole 10
Rafa Nadal, when he takes the lead of the Absolute Golf Championship of Balearic Islands with a -3 of the day and the total on hole 10

Nadal (handicap 0.4) had to settle for the top-4, although golf is already a success for him because it allows him to enjoy and disconnect from tennis, which he continues to work during the week while waiting to know the post-confinement schedule. If you go to US Open because the Mutua Madrid Open it seems to be falling off the September-October clay court agenda.

With 146 hits, he finished tied with Álvaro Rodos. Triumph Jaime Jaume, a -2.9 handicap, with 141 hits (-3). Rafa Nadal stayed five strokes from the title and two from the podium. Five bogeys in the last seven holes penalized him greatly.

Nadal was runner-up in the Balearic Islands, then the tournament for +30 years old, in 2019.

Rafa Nadal, in the Absolute Balearic Golf Championship
Rafa Nadal, in the Absolute Balearic Golf Championship