Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Ein Bay Open 
Sokhna Golf Club, Egypt, February 19-21, 2019
 

 
Rookie Lacroix pulling ahead in Egypt

 

 
Frenchman Frederic Lacroix, 23, is sitting alone on top of the leaderboard after the second round
of Ein Bay Open on Sokhna GC with a total of -11.

 

20 February, 2019 - It is his first tournament as a professional, and he’s leading by one shot after the second round of the Ein Bay Open on Sokhna Golf Club, in Egypt, but Frederic Lacroix, 23, is still not completely satisfied with his game: after returning his card (a 67, which follows yesterday’s 66) late in the afternoon, he heads to the practice ground to refine some details.

With a total of minus 11, Lacroix is followed very closely by his French colleague Teremoana Beaucousin (66-68), 24, who was co-leader after the first round; in third place stands a duo of Italian players, Lorenzo Scalise, 23 – also a rookie among pros, like Lacroix – and Alessandro Grammatica, 29, author of the best round of the day, 65 (-7) - same score posted by Swiss Mathias Eggenberger, 27.

« I would like to work a little bit on my wedges and irons, just to keep in touch with the good sensations and be ready for tomorrow », said Lacroix, who represents the Racing Club La Boulie of Versailles, in France.
 « Today my game was not as smooth as yesterday, I started with a birdie at 10th, but then I had some tough moments and a stupid bogey on 14th. I had a good reaction though, with three birdies in a row on holes 17, 18 and 1, and two more birdies on the two par 5s, holes 3 and 7.
"Tomorrow I need to do the same thing and try to go low, if I want to win, but all the other competitors behind me have the same goal as me!" .

The cut fell at 141 (-3), leaving 44 players in the field to share the 40.000 euros prize money (5.800 euros for the winner).

Stay tuned ! www.alpstourgolf.com and the app « Alps Tour Golf » (on the App Store for iOS devices and Play Store for Android) will keep you updated on every news about Alps Tour.
Instagram @alpstourgolf
Facebook @Alpstourgolf Satellite
Twitter @AlpsTourGolf
 
 

 
Alps Tour Golf Association
68 rue Anatole France - 92300 Levallois-Perret - France
Tel. +33 (0)1 41 49 77 78  -  Email office@alpstourgolf.com

Labels:

0 Comments:

Post a comment

<< Home

Copyright © Colin Farquharson

If you can't find what you are looking for.... please check the Archive List or search this site with Google