Whitson takes 19th in Morocco
 An archive image of Reeve Whitson. Picture:  Pat Cashman

An archive image of Reeve Whitson. Picture: Pat Cashman

EPD Tour — Reeve Whitson picked up his first cheque of the season when he finished tied 19th in the Open Royal Golf Anfa Mohammedia in Morocco.

The 25-year old Royal County Down man closed with a two-over-par 72 but picked up €426 as he ended the week on one-under-par.

German amateur Max Schmitt closed with a 68 to win by five strokes on 14-under-par from Portugal's Pedro Figueiredo and France's Oliv Rozner.

Headfort's Rory McNamara (76-73/149) and Woodbrook's Colm Crowley (75-78/153) missed the 144 cut.

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