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René Adler with nervous return in Hamburg

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René Adler with nervous return in Hamburg

Former HSV goaltender René Adler tested the putt system at the port.

Photo: Marcelo Hernandez / HA

The former goalkeeper of the HSV has gone to the opening of a new golf course in the harbor. Special action around the Porsche European Open.

Hamburg .. The first putt – too short. The second: right after. At least now René Adler packaged ambition. And indeed, the next attempt of amateur golfers has disappeared into the hole. "For me it is golf now number one sport, "said Adler," although I still lack consistency. "

The former goalkeeper of HSV did not miss Thursday when he opened the "Porsche Urban Golf Club"At the port of Hamburg next to the StrandPauli Beachclub to be there, interested parties can now test their skills and win tickets for the Porsche European Open (5-8 September) on the Green Eagle Golf Course in the three small centers of During the tournament, the event will be broadcast on screens at the Urban Golf Club.

The best golfers of the Spielbudenplatz

The Urban Golf Club is one of the two activities of the golf tournament which is being held for the third time south of Hamburg in Hamburg. Tuesday night (September 3 from 20:30), as in previous years, eight top players will face on the Spielbudenplatz in a shot on goal.

In order to reach a wider audience, the new organizer, the European Tour, offers a vast program of support on the golf course. After each round, Nite Club will create a party atmosphere. There will be a special action on Friday, September 6, when the German national football team will meet in the Volksparkstadion in the Netherlands: anyone who wears the shirt of the DFB or under the shirt of "Elftal" is admitted free.

René Adler plays the ProAM tournament

The last places of the starting field are also filled. The European tour announced Thursday that Allen John was back after his great performance. The 31-year-old world champion and 31-year-old Olympic champion has taken second place in 2018 as an amateur player. Hittfelder Benedict Staben is also at his home game early.

In contact with the pros, René Adler (Handicap 20, member of Green Eagle) will participate in the ProAm tournament (4 September). "I can not wait for it to start." Even though he admits, "Even though I was playing soccer in front of so many people, nerves start to tremble in front of 200 spectators."