The awakening was of the type spicy this morning for the 48 gamers nonetheless in competition to finish their second spherical. After being interrupted by the evening, it was essential to return to place at 7:30 am this Saturday. And to make issues worse, a heavy rain and a robust breeze was current.
Victor Perez suffered in this restoration. The French n ° 1 conceded a bogey to the 16 and fought laborious in these engaged weather conditions. At 18 he needed to get his muscular tissues out to get out of a drive pushed into the tough. The par on this remaining gap was the work of a hell of a struggle. The 66 of Tarbais nonetheless permits him to occupy the eighth place three strokes of the head occupied collectively by Ryan Fox and Stephen Gallacher.
Pavon and Guerrier at the finish of the suspense
Of the Habs remaining on the monitor, solely Matthieu Pavon and Julien Guerrier had been nonetheless on a positive waiver for the cut (set in par). Associated in the final similar group, the two accomplices squeezed all the things they might in these delicate situations. Guerrier conceded a bogey to 12 and went on six begins to shut the deal in 70 strikes (in complete).
Matthieu Pavon was somewhat scared at 18 after having managed to placed on the pars one after the different on the restart. The Bordelais correctly tapped the inexperienced of this final par 5 in three strokes. But his first putt stayed in need of the goal and left a small 90 cm to fairly merely cross the cut … The putt was taken with out flinching and the weekend opened as much as him.
Stalter from a degree …
Jöel Stalter has had some dangerous luck this week. Returned at the final minute, the scholar of Kenny Le Sager suffered the worst situations throughout his two laps … He missed the cut for a tiny level. Alexander Levy (73 the day earlier than) and Benjamin Hébert (returned this morning to finish a 73) level to +4.
While he was -1 complete since the day earlier than, Victor Dubuisson gave up at the daybreak of the weekend. Asked about the cause for this withdrawal, an official of the Tour launched an enigmatic ” because it’s Victor “. Raphaël Jacquelin had additionally spun the day earlier than throughout the interruption of play when he was pointing at +6 complete.