Golf: The European circuit escapes from South Africa before the advance of the new variant of Covid

DV Saint Sebastian. Sunday, 28 November 2021, 08:45

DV Saint Sebastian.
Sunday, 28 November 2021, 08:45

Today the players participating in the first test of the will end their stay in earlier than planned due to the advance of the of . There will be a charter from Johannesburg to Dubai without delay. The DP World Tour, the new denomination of the European Tour, has moved quickly before a very complicated situation that has forced the cancellation of the Alfred Dunhill Championship, which takes place in South Africa.

At the Joburg Open, which was reduced to 54 holes on Friday so as not to further extend the possibility of contagion, he was not even able to complete those three rounds. Yesterday, with all the participants already in the field, the meteorological conditions, with electrical storm, forced to suspend the game. And the organization made a drastic decision. Yesterday’s round was not played and the results after the second round, over 36 holes, were the final ones. South African Thriston Lawrence (-12), thanks to his two scorecards of 65 strokes on Thursday and Friday, has taken the victory, with Angel Hidalgo (-6) in fifth place.

Ciganda, leader in Marbella

Carlota Ciganda has established herself as a solid leader of the Andalusia Costa del Sol Open in Spain after the third day. The Navarrese signed 70 strokes (-2) on the so-called day of the movement and remained in the position in which she started the day, increasing her advantage over the second classified, who is now Atthaya Thitikul, to three strokes. The 18-year-old Thai, who will be awarded today as the winner of the ‘Race to Costa del Sol’, has emerged as the great rival.