The authors of the same 67 (-5) cards this Friday, Tyrrell Hatton (photo) and Matthew Fitzpatrick, are in control of the DP World Tour Championship. Three steps ahead of two British duos Alex Noren-Adri Arnaus in the -12. 2019 winner Jon Rahm is four strokes away with compatriot Jorge Campillo. Solid in the Dubai heat this Friday, Romain Langasque took 16th with a -4 (140).
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They are no longer separated from each other. Co-leaders with the same 65 (-7) after the first round on Thursday, Tyrrell Hatton and Matthew Fitzpatrick did it again in the second round DP World Tour ChampionshipThe season finale of the European Tour.
In connection with the final episode, the two Brits scored the same with a perfect 67 (-5), even if Fitzpatrick had to decide to accept the first bogey of the week on hole 12.
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“ I am very happy with the score.Advance Hatton, twice 8th in five entries in this final. I generally feel like I’m playing golf very well. I’m also very happy to be 18. (Editor’s note, after a match on the river that split the grass pitch). This is probably one of the top 3 trees I’ve hit in my life to get the ball as close to the hole as possible. A nice way to end the day. »
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Two Brits who will most likely be in the European team of Europe RyderCup Three fathoms ahead of the Swede in Rome next September Alex Noren and Spanish adrian arnaus69 (-3) and 68 (-4), respectively.
A Spanish clan offering their own three in the top 5 since Doublet Jon Rahm–Jorge Campillo It ranks fifth in -8. Rahm, the author of an amazing stunt DP World Tour Chp Race in 2019now he replaces the hunter, perhaps the one remaining in a slightly less flashy season than he presented himself in 2021.US Open on the edge Torrey Pines (California).
Jon Rahm in brutal hunter mode
” Maybe the standard I set has gotten you used to seeing me win more often.He slaps reporters in Basque during the recording. Contrary to what you might think, it hasn’t been such a bad year. two wins (Mexican Open in PGA Tour, Spanish Open in DP World Tour) and a bunch of top 10. The only thing I think will improve my position with you is having better weeks at the Majors. I was there at the US Open (12.). But for the other three, I, that’s right, wasn’t there. (27th in Masters, 48th in USPGA and 34th in The Open). Being there on Sunday and being in a position to win could make things a little bit better. »
Tough for fifteen holes (two birds, two boogeymen), Rory McIlroyAfter 36 holes, he still snatched the DP World Tour’s #1 spot in the prediction game, achieving a grand champion-worthy endgame. Bird 16, bird 17, eagle 18! Northern Ireland is just beyond the top 10, in 11th place with -5 (139). But still alive!
Fitz (Matthew Fitzpatrick) obviously complicates things for me. As long as he continues to play well, I will have to play even better. It’s a good challenge for the last 36 holes and at least I feel like I still have something to play here.
” It was nice to end on a high note and see some positive things ahead of the weekend.relaxed, relaxed, the current world’s #1. Frankly, I got a little closer to the leaders. So of course, Fitz (Matthew Fitzpatrick) frankly it just makes things harder for me. As long as he continues to play well, I will have to play even better. It’s a good challenge for the last 36 holes and at least I feel like I still have something to play here, so I’m looking forward to tomorrow just for that. »
Romain LangasqueThe , 69 (-3) will not play Rory McIlroy today, but being 16th in -4 offers some good hopes for the weekend. Azurean is just five fathoms behind on the podium.
We await a response for the other three Frenchmen. like 73 (+1) Victor Perezvery solid with 69 (-3) the previous day but who shot in the foot by accepting three bogeys on his first four holes. -2 out of 20.
This is a little difficult. I feel like I’m doing things right and it’s going very, very badly. +2 on the last 5 holes, very disappointed.
almost the same observation for Antoine Rozner followed by a 72 (par) second card within two days. More disappointed than ever despite a pretty good game of golf, the Racer waits for luck to turn.
” the content is really excellentjudging. In the rule I got 15 greens, I’m on the -2 and on the 14 green I go two. This is the moment you need to go with the easy par 4 out of 15. But three hits on 14 and a bogey 15 cost me three shots. This is a little difficult. I feel like I’m doing things right and it’s going very, very badly. +2 on the last 5 holes, very disappointed. »
In total, the 29th Rozner is expected to be with the Swede at 9:55 am. Joakim Lagergren. when it comes Matthew PavonAfter opening 75 (+3), he still went with 76 (+4), but still found the resources to rank four birdie from 9 to 15 after starting the game like a nightmare (two doubles, four bogeys). 50th place on +7 will start this 3rd round with the Chinese locally at 8:30am (5:30am in France) Haotong Li.
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