Italy’s Renato Paratore extended his bogey-free run to 56 holes to keep a one-shot edge after the third round of the British Masters at Close House at Northumberland on Friday.
A final birdie supposed Paratore, who’s looking for his first win since his inaugural victory at the 2017 Nordea Pros, carded an impressive five-under-par 66 to move up to 16-under general.
“I played really strong these 3 times, particularly the brief game that has let me save some shots once I wanted them,” the 23-year old Paratore said.
“that I am just really pleased. We clinic to maintain contention so that I can not wait to get out there tomorrow.”
South African Justin Harding was the closest challenger on 15-below after also completing the day with a 66, one obvious of Dane Rasmus Hojgaard who matched the top-two by finishing the round from five-under.
England’s Sam Horsfield jumped 41 locations on the leaderboard to catch a share of fifth position together with all the day’s best score of 61, which comprised three eagles.
Step 1. ) 25 million euro occasion is the first of six championships to be staged in Britain without audiences amid rigorous protocols to fight the danger of COVID-19.
On his way to a gorgeous round of 63, England’s Jack Senior maintained the initial hole-in-one of his European Tour career to acquire #50,000 for the championship’s official charity — Sir Graham Wylie Foundation.
As a part of European Tour’s #GolfforGood initiative, championship sponsor Betfred will contribute the sum, which is utilized to finance projects helping individuals affected by the pandemic.
The genius in the level three 14th hole assisted the 32-year old woolly surge up the leaderboard up to nine-under entire, seven strokes off the lead.
“My caddie and I spoke about the end, it came up a little and made it a comfy seven iron for me personally,” said Senior.
“Clearly there wasn’t any audience there to cheer it I celebrated with my acting partner Guido Migliozzi and there were a couple of people the green down there that advised me it went , so it was a fantastic feeling.”