Warrior and Langasque in the first two places in Rome

Very solid with his 66 (-5) of the day, Julien Guerrier (photo) took the lead in the Italian Open before the last lap. At -12 (201), the Frenchman has a point ahead of his compatriot, Romain Langasque, bright with his 62 (-9), a new course record. The Polish Adrian Meronk, only two bogeys conceded in 54 holes, also occupies second place before an exciting Sunday. Matthieu Pavon, fourth at -8 (205), remains in the game for the win.


Two French in the first two places of theItalian Openwho celebrates his 80th birthday this week… Above all, let’s not sulk our pleasure, especially since the party is still very far from over. Author of an excellent 66 (-5) with in particular three successful birdies on his last five holes, Julian Warriorin search of a first success on the European Touris in the lead after 54 holes.

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With a score of -12 (201), the Rochelais has been living in the suburbs of Lyon for a few years now and is now coached by Raphael Jacquelinpresent until today in Italy, is one point ahead of an incredible Romain Langasqueowner of the new course record with his enormous 62 (-9) without the slightest bogey but with seven birdies and a sublime eagle on the par 4 of 16 attackable in one.

Despite a bogey at 2, I tried to remain patientsummarizes Julien Guerrier at the release of the recording. As Raphaël Jacquelin, with whom I have been working for a short time, points out to me, he tells me that I will do well but I will also miss some. You just have to seize as many opportunities as possible. It’s the game of golf. »

Guerrier and Langasque will also start in the last part this Sunday at 1:00 p.m. sharp, ten minutes after the Pole Adrian Meronkalso second at -11 (202), and the South African Daniel Van Tonder (-8).

This is a course where I did not expect to play -9breath Romain Langasque at the microphone of the DP World Tour. I drove very well, which immediately put me in a good dynamic. It was the part of my game which remained complicated since Thursday… It was an incredible day. I think it’s the day to take the birdies, whatever comes… I’m very happy with the way I played. Now I’m focused for tomorrow. Winning the Tour again would be incredible. One thing is certain, I will give my all! »

Leader since Thursday evening, Matthew Pavon has for its part moved back to the leaderboard. The fault of a day completed in 72 (+1) and weighed down by a double-bogey in 16. Fourth tied at -8 (205) also with the German Marcel Siem and the Finnish Tapio Pulkanenthe Bordelais nevertheless remains in the game for the win.

Sordet, also in the top 10…

The tricolor golf course which shines with a thousand lights here on the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club of Rome since Clement Sordet occupies 8th place at -6 (207) with the Germans Maximilien Kieffer And Yannik Paul and English Eddie Pepperel.

Moving Day much more difficult on the other hand for Victor Perezstill fifth on Saturday morning at -5 but who had to settle for a 74 (+3). The Tarbais, 66th player in the world, has indeed seen his day weighed down by two doubles. He now points to 24th place at -2 (211)…


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