The golfers of the DP World Tour 2023 engaged in South Africa have reached one round from the end of an interesting South African Open ($1.5 million prize pool). The historic event, born in 1903 and organized in collaboration between the European tour, the Asian Tour and the Sunshine Tour, sees Thriston Lawrence in the lead.
Thristan Lawrence, results
The landlord keeps the lead by playing an excellent round of -4 and hoisting himself to an overall -18 (198 hits). For him a margin of two lengths on the French Clement Sordet, then a significant gap on his pursuers.
In fact, in third place we find the Swede Jens Fahbring with -12, followed at -11 by the Chinese Ashun Wu. -10 and fifth position for a trio made up of the Dane Martin Simonsen, and the South Africans Wilco Nienaber and Christian Maas.
The latter, who has not yet turned professional, once again holds his own against the pros, closing the third round largely in the top ten. On the par 72 course of the Blair Atholl Golf & Equestrian Estate in Johannesburg, the Spanish Adrian Otaegui, the German Marcel Siem, the English Ross Fisher, the South Africans Dean Burmester and Dean Germishuys close the top ten in eighth place with a score of -9 , and finally Edoardo Molinari.
The Turin player recovers three positions thanks to today’s -2 which projects him to -9 overall. Renato Paratore also did well, following today’s -3, he recovered 18 positions to settle in 19th place. Excellent Saturday also for Francesco Laporta, 25th with -2.
Tomorrow, as usual, the last and decisive round is scheduled. Thriston Lawrence is a South African professional golfer who currently plays on the European Tour and the Sunshine Tour. He earned his first European Tour victory in the time-shortened Joburg Open in 2021.
Clément Sordet is a French professional golfer. Sordet played college golf at Texas Tech where he hit six times. After graduating in 2015 and playing in the Palmer Cup, Sordet turned pro. He started playing on the Challenge Tour.
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