Leader at mid-morning after a second round completed with a card of 66 (-6) after a game interruption on Friday afternoon, Clément Sordet (photo) settled for a 70 (-2) on the Day of the Move. His score of -16 (200) after 54 holes puts him in fourth place, three lengths behind South African leader Deon Germishuys, stunning with a whopping 63 (-9) with no bogey. Gary Stal is just outside the top 20 (21st to -10).
saturday marathon for clement sordet who swallowed 30 holes in the dayGolf Elements Private Reserve then in the Zebula Golf Estate and Spa in Limpopo (South Africa). Twelve to complete his second lap interrupted on Friday by the lack of light after a long stormy session Then eighteen in this exciting Moving Day. After his card of 66 (-6) to take control of the solo tournament at -14The Frenchman thus chained nine pars in a row at the beginning of this third round before scoring his first birdie on the par 4 of hole n°9.
Surely a bit tired from this busy day, Sordet conceded a single bogey on the par 4 of 11 before adding another two birdies at the end of the course (on the par 5 of 15 and 18). His 70 (-2) from him forces him to give up his lead chair but he’s still in the winning game. Fourth to -16 (200) with the Italian Matthew Manassero and the german freddy schottformer resident of european tour is in fact only three lengths from the South African Deon Germishuys22-year-old, who had lined up for both tournaments in the world tour dp in the last two weeks in South Africa (MyGolfLife Open Y Steyn City Championship) without crossing the cut each time.
The best tricolor card for Decottignies-Lafon
Fiery this Saturday on his field, Germishuys signed a huge 63 (-9) without error and thus became the leader of the tournament before the last day of this Sunday. A 63 that he shares with the English Marco Penge, also impeccable with a virgin lap of the slightest bogey. The Brit is second in the standings here at -17 along with another local golfer, ruan conradie.
Among the other five Frenchmen who crossed the cut at the end of the morning, gary’s stall get the best out. His 69 (-3) of the day sends him to the gates of the top 20 (21st in -10) ahead Mathieu Decottignies-Lafon, best tricolor of the day with his 68 (-4). The northerner is in 36th place with -8 (208) ahead Pablo Margolis (49 to -6), Robin Sciot-Siegrist (54 to -5) and Clement Berardo (65º to -1).
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