Austria’s Schwab seizes 3-shot Turkish Open lead

Antalya – Austrian Matthias Schwab edged nearer to a maiden Eu Excursion identify by means of claiming a three-shot lead on the Turkish Open on Saturday, whilst Justin Rose’s bid for a 3rd immediately victory within the match all however ended.

International No 102 Schwab, who has posted 9 top-10 finishes this season with out securing a win, fired a six-under-par 1/3 around of 66 to achieve 18 below par general.

He leads a bunch of 5 avid gamers, together with former Masters champion Patrick Reed, by means of 3 strokes.

“I will simply attempt to do the similar stuff that I have been doing the previous few days, and I am certain pars might not be sufficient the next day as a result of it is normally beautiful gettable out right here,” he stated.

An eagle at the opening hollow for the second one immediately day were given the 24-year-old off to a flying get started.

In spite of a double-bogey at the 12th, he made two additional birdies, together with at the ultimate inexperienced, to take keep watch over of the match.

Reed is stage with Scotland’s Robert MacIntyre, Ross Fisher, Frenchman Benjamin Hebert and Ryder Cup winner Tyrrell Hatton on 15-under.

American Reed, who used to be named as a wildcard by means of Tiger Woods for subsequent month’s Presidents Cup on Friday, poured in 8 birdies.

“On the finish of the day, whoever is within the lead, they’re within the motive force’s seat clearly,” he stated.

“In the event that they cross out and proceed enjoying just right golfing and make numerous birdies, going to be onerous to catch.”

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Former international primary Rose is making an attempt to sign up for Nick Faldo, Ian Woosnam and Colin Montgomerie as the one avid gamers to win a Eu Excursion match 3 years in a row.

He began the day simply two strokes at the back of in a single day chief Schwab, however slipped again with a one-over 73 and is now 9 strokes adrift.

Main and decided on third-round ratings from the Eu Excursion’s
Turkish Open in Antalya on Saturday (par 72/GBR & IRL except

198 – Matthias Schwab (AUT) 65-67-66

201 – Ross
Fisher 67-64-68, Patrick Reed (USA) 71-65-65, Robert MacIntyre 71-63-67,
Benjamin Hebert (FRA) 67-70-64, Tyrrell Hatton 68-68-65

203 – Scott Jamieson 67-68-68, Erik van Rooyen (RSA) 70-67-66, Victor Perez (FRA) 68-69-66

– Lee Westwood 71-65-68, Justin Harding (RSA) 69-65-70, Fabrizio
Zanotti 69-67-68, Joachim B Hansen (DEN) 68-68-68, Kurt Kitayama (USA)

205 – Paul Waring 70-67-68, Richie Ramsay 68-73-64

– Thomas Detry (BEL) 67-66-73, Tom Lewis 65-70-71, Shubhankar Sharma
(IND) 71-64-71, Andrea Pavan (ITA) 68-69-69, Zander Lombard (ITA)
73-67-66, Romain Langasque (FRA) 70-66-70, Nicolas Colsaerts (BEL)
71-68-67, Marcis Kinhult (SWE) 70-68-68

Decided on others:

207 – Alex Noren (SWE) 66-67-74, Danny Willett 67-66-74, Justin Rose 67-67-73, Francesco Molinari (ITA) 71-70-66

210 – Matt Wallace 74-67-69

211 – Martin Kaymer (GER) 70-72-69

212 – Shane Lowry 72-65-75

213 – Bernd Wiesberger (AUT) 71-72-70

215 – Padraig Harrington 75-66-74

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