Dramatic 3rd day at Cyprus Showdown

Matthew Jordan. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Matthew Jordan. (Picture by Andrew Redington/Getty Pictures)

Matthew Jordan and Johannes Veerman carded rounds of 64 to complete high of the leaderboard after the Saturday shootout on the Cyprus Showdown however Gavin Inexperienced will take the momentum into day 4 after a giant end sealed his place for the ultimate 18 holes.

In line with the European Tour’s official wesbite, the week began with 105 gamers and that was lowered to 32 when the second spherical was accomplished on Saturday morning, earlier than spherical three noticed the ultimate subject trimmed to 19, with the scores reset to par for the Sunday showdown.

Whereas Jordan and Veerman had been snug within the clubhouse at seven underneath, Jorge Campillo and Thomas Detry had been left sweating 4 pictures again in a tie for 16th as the ultimate group of Inexperienced and Richard Bland got here up the final.

A birdie or higher for Bland would push the Belgian and the Spaniard out of the highest 16, whereas if he had been to par and Malaysian Inexperienced make an eagle on the par 5, the Englishman would even be heading house.

Bland discovered sand off the tee on the final however managed to save lots of his par and, with Inexperienced hitting an unimaginable second from the tough and making a two putt birdie, each males superior alongside Campillo and Detry at three underneath.

Inexperienced’s possibilities had seemed gone when he bogeyed the 16th however he put his tee shot to 5 toes on the par three 17th for a birdie earlier than that last acquire handed him a 68.

“It feels superb. An awesome shot on 17 and once more a terrific shot on 18 however you type of needed to to it, it is both do or die just about. I simply went at it,” he mentioned.

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