22nd September 2017 | Alps Tour Golf
Gregori Molteni took half way lead
Italy’s gregori Molteni took half way lead on home soil in Abruzzo Open. The experimented player shot score of the day 64 to lead by one shot over France’s Robin Roussel. Niccolo Quintarelli is third on his own thanks to 66 card and -10 total.
Molteni, former Challenge Tour player, made his move before moving day. His control of the course offered him a great card to sign. He only dropped one shot on the 14th hole par 5 and holed seven birdies.
Roussel, who is still in race for maiden after 2 attempts this season, shot 65 ; he misjudged the par 3 2nd hole where he gave two strokes to the course but despite this, he handle the day pretty well. He fired 65.
France’s Leonard Bem jumped in the ranking thanks to same figure. He is 4th on his own. The cut felt at +1, 54 players earned their right to play this week-end, 41 pros and 13 amateurs ; overnight leader, Pietro Bovari, had a tough day after his great opening round 64. He shot one over par during second round.
21st September 2017 | Alps Tour Golf
Pietro Bovari took lead ahead of Robin Roussel
Italian amateur Pietro Bovari took the lead thanks to first round 64, one shot better than fellow country man Gregori Molteni and France’s Robin Roussel in Abruzzo Open.
“The pros were really kinf to me. They were nice. Coming here is a good excuse no to go to school! The main key today was my putting”
Big names are on top of the leaderboard as JB Gonnet is -5 alongside with Alps Tour leader Ugo Coussaud. Their compatriot Alex Daydou signed for same score neck and neck with an Italian trio : Joon Kim, Guido Migliozzi and Niccolo Quintarelli.
The battle for top 5 of the ranking is in its last part as only three events left to go including the Grand Final. Gonnet and Roussel are respectively 7th and 5th so a good result in Italy could confirm theur position or make them climb in the ranking.