Meronk powers to Leopard Creek lead with SA’s Schaper close by

Adrian Meronk

Adrian Meronk

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Polish golfer Adrian Meronk fired a six-under par 66 to take the lead on the Alfred Dunhill Championship after the second spherical on Friday at Leopard Creek.

Meronk took a three-stroke lead heading into the weekend on account of the sector was inside the low cost of at even-par.

Remaining yr, Meronk flip into the primary Polish participant to carry a European Tour card when he graduated from the European Draw again Tour after his Open de Portugal win.

“If I used to be to win on the European Tour, it may most likely be monumental for golf in Poland on account of coronavirus pandemic, folks have been seeking parts to do exterior and golf has benefitted,” he talked about.

Meronk has solely carried out 28 European Tour occasions and achieved two Prime Tens as far as he and shall be aiming to maiden European Tour title this week.

Remaining week’s Joburg Open winner Hansen was delighted after placing himself relevant in rivalry after his Eight-under 64 contained inside the second spherical.

“This can be very good to be collaborating in considered one of many best strategies all by means of which I am collaborating in relevant now so I am merely trying to handle up it going. I really like South Africa,” talked about Hansen following his spherical.

Hansen birdied three of his remaining 4 holes to publish the underside spherical of the week and get to 10-under – three footage behind Meronk.

Tied for fourth is South Africa’s brightest new star Jayden Schaper, who signed a 5-under 67 to sit down down on Eight-under heading into the weekend. 

SA’s third-ranked extreme golfer Christiaan Bezuidenhout is tied for sixth after his Four-under 68 on Friday to see him at present on 7-under.

Most vital scores after Friday’s second spherical of the European Tour/Sunshine Tour co-sanctioned Alfred Dunhill Championship at par 72 Leopard Creek Nation Membership, Malelane in South Africa (RSA together with well-known):

131 – Adrian Meronk (POL) 65-66

134 – Richard Bland (ENG) 67-67, Joachim B. Hansen (DEN) 70-64

136 – Robin Roussel (FRA) 65-71, Jayden Trey Schaper 69-67

137 – Adri Arnaus (ESP) 70-67, Christiaan Bezuidenhout 69-68, Scott Jamieson (SCO) 66-71

138 – Christiaan Basson 69-69, Sean Crocket (USA) 70-68, Oliver Farr (WAL) 70-68, Benjamin Follett-Smith (ZIM) 69-69, Ockie Strydom 68-70, Oliver Wilson (ENG) 69-69


139 – Wilco Nienaber 71-68

143 – Pablo Larrazabal (ESP) 74-69

– Compiled by Sport24 employees

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