Michael Hoey forced to withdraw from Made in Denmark Open after cut confusion

Last Updated: 16/08/14 2:56pm

  • Share:
Michael Hoey: Forced to withdraw in Denmark after wrongly assuming he had missed cut

Michael Hoey: Forced to withdraw in Denmark after wrongly assuming he had missed cut

Sky Bet

Michael Hoey was forced to withdraw from the Made in Denmark Open after incorrectly assuming he had missed the halfway cut.

The Northern Irishman – a five-time winner on the European Tour – finished on four-over after his opening two rounds (73-73) and thought he would not qualify for weekend action.

As such he flew from Aalborg in Denmark to Amsterdam only to discover on arrival that he had made the cut after a bogey from James Heath in Friday’s final group.

Hoey then attempted to book a return flight but was informed that his clubs had been lost in transit by the airline.

Unable to recover them in time to board the only flight that would have enabled him to make Saturday morning’s early tee-time, he was subsequently forced to withdraw from the event.

An exasperated Hoey took to Twitter to explain his predicament, writing: “Home after a nightmare 24hrs, left Aalborg for Amsterdam, arrived watched scores made cutt (sic). KLM lost my clubs, missed flights back.”

However, there was some good news for him as he added: “Couldn't get private jet, train, car or any other way back so came home! At least I found my clubs this morning at Schiphol #silverlinnings (sic).”

  • Share:

Related

Made in Denmark 2014

Bradley Dredge of Wales hits his tee-shot on the tenth hole during the second round

Dredge four clear in Denmark

Welshman Bradley Dredge made three birdies in his last four holes to move into a four-shot lead in the Made in Denmark.

Marc Warren: superb third round of 66

Warren and Dredge by three

Scotland's Marc Warren produced one of the best rounds of his career to move into a share of the lead in Aalborg.

Marc Warren: superb final round of 68

Warren wins Made in Denmark

Scotland's Marc Warren shot a closing three-under par 68 for a two-shot victory at the Made in Denmark in Aalborg.

Most Popular

Features

Casillas on the way out?

Casillas on the way out?

The Revista panel explain why Real Madrid might be set to chop legendary goalkeeper Iker Caillas.

Job done, George

Job done, George

George Groves' thrilling comeback win shows he is over his defeats to Carl Froch, says Johnny Nelson.

Night of controversy

Night of controversy

Brock Lesnar and John Cena’s main event at Night of Champions ended in chaos. Find out how…