Martin Kaymer is on the verge of a primary victory since his triumph at the 2014 US Open. The German enters the final spherical of the Austrian Golf Open by sharing the lead with the Spaniard Alejandro Cañizares.
The former world primary performed a 3rd spherical in 69 to drop to 9 beneath the par complete and be part of the Iberian chief of the first two days. Two-time European Tour winner Cañizares can also be hoping to fill a spot seven years since his final title.
Good for confidence
For Kaymer, two-time Major winner, victory would imply a twelfth title on the European circuit and an enormous step in direction of the coveted prime 50 in the international rating – he may attain 63rd place if profitable.
” I’m really excited for tomorrow, shouted the German. No matter what happens it’s just nice to be in this position. Last year I had a few opportunities that I couldn’t convert. It’s important to tell yourself that you are still able to put yourself in this position and maybe win again. it’s been a while for me and i can’t wait to be sunday. “
For his half, Alejandro Cañizares accomplished his third spherical with two beneath par, with two double bogeys and 6 birdies, simply to take care of his hopes of a victory from begin to end. Maximilian Kieffer is in second place after a 68, which locations him a header away. American John Catlin is 2 pictures from the lead at -7 after a 3rd spherical of 71.
Saddier in hassle?
Adrien Saddier made a strong 69 (-3) and returned to ninth place at -4 total. In the occasion of an enormous recreation on Sunday, he may come and play the disturbance. With solely two bogeys on the clock this Saturday, the Haut Savoyard managed 5 birdies.
Jean-Baptiste Gonnet indicators 70 (-2) and factors to twenty first place at -2 complete. The different three Blues nonetheless on the observe are a lot additional in the standings: David Ravetto (72) and Benjamin Hébert (71) are 52nd at +2 total, whereas Julien Guerrier is 59th at +3, after a 76 this Saturday.