Rory McIlroy was hailed as a "model of consistency" after the Northern Irishman landed the Jack Nicklaus Award for a third time.
After five years without a European Tour title triumph, Paul Casey won the European Open by a one-shot margin in Hamburg.
Bernd Ritthammer claimed a share of the lead at the European Open, making up four shots on playing partner Robert MacIntyre.
Paul Casey has not won on the European Tour since 2014 but the Englishman moved to the head of the field at the European Open on Thursday.
It was a day of celebration at the Cervino Open for David Carey, who shot 57 in Italy.
To mark his 70th birthday, Omnisport looks back at Tom Watson's unlikely bid for glory at The Open in 2009.
After losing in a five-man play-off in Switzerland, FedEx Cup champion Rory McIlroy said: "I'm looking forward to a couple of weeks off."