Joburg Open, bad weather in South Africa


Joburg Open, bad weather in South Africa

In the first as in the second round. He wins again the bad weather in Johannesburg in the first tournament of the DP World Tour 2023. The Joburg Open stops again, between thunder and lightning (then the resumption and the new stop for the arrival of darkness), with the first verdicts therefore postponed.

Provisional classification at Houghton GC (par 71), where the English Dan Bradbury with a partial of 66 (-5) out of a total of 129 (63 66, -13) shots remained at the top of the classification. The Englishman, who has made an eagle (already 3 signed in 36 holes) and six birdies, with three bogeys, however, must watch his back from Romain Langasque, in great shape.

The Frenchman, 2 / o with "-12", played ten holes of the second round making an eagle, with four birdies. On the "-12", but after fourteen, there is also the South African Casey Jarvis.

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Among the Azzurri, still a good performance for Francesco Laporta and Renato Paratore.

The Apulian and the Roman share the 13th position, with one difference. Laporta has in fact completed the second 18 holes with an overall score of 136 (67 69, -6) after a round with six birdies, a bogey and a triple bogey (at 15, par 4).

While Paratore, still on "-6", still has to play seven holes in the second round where he has so far made three birdies, without errors. On the other hand, Lorenzo Scalise from Lombardy is 59 / o with 141 (73 68, -1). In Brisbane, Andrea Pavan's match ended after 36 holes.

At the Fortinet Australian PGA Championship, the Roman with a score of 149 (75 74, +7), was unable to make it past the cut. On the Royal Queensland GC course (par 71) the new leader is Jason Scrivener who, with a partial bogey free (with 4 birdies) in 67 (-4) out of a total of 132 (65 67, -10), leads the leaderboard with a shot ahead of Cameron Smith, 2 / or with 133 (-9).

The latter, world number 3 and since last August among the big names in the Arab Super League, has already won the Australian PGA Championship consecutively in 2017 and 2018 and now wants the trio. Rising from 14th position, he became the protagonist with a round in 65 (-6), the result of eight birdies and two bogeys.

Behind him, 3 / i with 134 (-8), Cameron John and Masahiro Kawamura. Setback for Min Woo Lee. Among the three leaders at the end of the first round, he is now 17 / o with 138 (-4) alongside, among others, Adam Scott (former world number 1 who made this competition his in both 2013 and 2019) . Excellent elimination for Jediah Morgan. Outgoing champion, he was eliminated with a score of 144 (+2).

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