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No slowing down for Van Tonder at Cape Town Open

2020-02-08 17:34
Daniel van Tonder
Daniel van Tonder (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Daniel van Tonder's fine form continued in round three of the Cape Town Open where he shot an eventful three-under-par 69 to total 14-under and take a two-stroke lead into the final round at Royal Cape Golf Club.

He went birdie, bogey and birdie on his opening three holes, then, three pars later, made another birdie on the par-five seventh.

That was soon threatened by the bogey he made on the ninth.

Back-to-back birdies on the 11th and 12th then made their way onto his card before another bogey came, this time on the 15th hole.

That bogey was immediately followed by a birdie on 16 which sealed a three-under-par round.

“It wasn’t too tough out there,” said Van Tonder whose confidence seems to reflect his current form.

“There were a few tough pins out there. I managed to shoot under par but I did find myself in some danger a few times. But I made a couple of birdies as well, so, that helped.”

The three bogeys he made on day three were the first he has made in 54 holes, a sign of a man who is high on confidence.

“I can’t say I’ve left a few out there,” he admits, “I missed one short putt on one of the par-fives.”

Lurking dangerously following a stunning round of eight-under-par 64 which took his total to 12-under for the week, is Luke Jerling.

Seven birdies, an eagle and a single bogey characterised his third round as he got himself in the mix ahead of the final round of this event which is co-sanctioned with the European Challenge Tour.

“I love this golf course,” said Jerling who is still looking for his breakthrough win on Tour. “It reminds me a little bit of my home course, PE Golf Club. A little bit of a breeze, greens running pure and I had a great day. Last week I struggled a lot with my ball-striking and I wasn’t happy with my game but I talked to my coach and sorted a few swings. Started working on the range for a few days and started hitting a few shots with the middle of the clubface, then you realise you haven’t really lost it. This course suits me.”

Third on the leaderboard and a shot behind Jerling lies Sweden’s Anton Karlsson on 11-under par after he shot a 64 of his own to make moving day count.

He is followed by JC Ritchie at 10-under while Wilco Nienaber, Toby Tree, Daniel Young, Damien Perrier, and Harry Ellis share the fifth spot on nine-under for the week.

Scores:

202 - Daniel van Tonder 66 67 69
204 - Luke Jerling 74 66 64
205 - Anton Karlsson 72 69 64
206 - JC Ritchie 68 68 70
207 - Damien Perrier 68 73 66, Wilco Nienaber 71 68 68, Daniel Young 72 66 69, Harry Ellis 69 68 70, Toby Tree 67 69 71
208 - Jacques Kruyswijk 72 69 67, Garrick Higgo 74 67 67, Pedro Oriol 71 69 68, Enrico Di Nitto 71 69 68, Jonathan Thomson 72 66 70, Mitch Waite 69 66 73
209 - Jordan Wrisdale 73 69 67, Nicolai Kristensen 70 71 68, Thriston Lawrence 73 67 69, Jean Hugo 70 69 70
210 - Daniel Greene 72 71 67, Todd Clements 76 67 67, Robin Petersson 73 70 67, Santiago Tarrio Ben 71 71 68, Louis Albertse 73 68 69, Jonas Kolbing 71 70 69, Deyen Lawson 70 69 71, Neil Schietekat 71 68 71, Aron Zemmer 69 65 76
211 - Matthew Baldwin 74 69 68, Lorenzo Scalise 70 72 69, Adilson Da Silva 70 72 69, Stephen Ferreira 73 68 70, Rhys Enoch 72 69 70
212 - Clement Sordet 74 68 70, Jean-Paul Strydom 71 71 70, Andrew van der Knaap 74 68 70, James Hart du Preez 73 69 70, Jacques P de Villiers 72 69 71, Eirik Tage Johansen 73 68 71, Deon Germishuys 74 67 71, Brandon Stone 71 69 72
213 - Alexander Knappe 73 70 70, Tristen Strydom 71 72 70, Ruan de Smidt 73 70 70, Jason Diab 71 72 70, Euan Walker 75 68 70, Alex Haindl 74 68 71, Gavin Moynihan 74 67 72, Chris Cannon 73 68 72, Daan Huizing 73 67 73, Allen John 72 68 73
214 - Mathieu Fenasse 71 72 71, Marcel Siem 70 73 71, CJ du Plessis 74 69 71, Federico Maccario 72 71 71, Robin Dawson 77 66 71, Ben Stow 76 67 71, Martin Simonsen 70 71 73, Bernd Ritthammer 70 70 74, Max Schmitt 70 67 77
215 - Jacob Glennemo 74 69 72, Gudmundur Kristjansson 76 66 73, Jens Fahrbring 73 69 73, Dylan Naidoo 71 70 74
216 - Daniel Gavins 73 70 73, Lyle Rowe 72 70 74, Breyten Meyer 75 66 75
217 - Paul Boshoff 75 68 74
Missed the cut:-
144 - Anton Haig 75 69, Ewen Ferguson 73 71, Jacques Blaauw 73 71, Jaco Ahlers 73 71, Gary Stal 73 71, Peter Karmis 74 70, Laurie Canter 74 70, Jake Roos 72 72, Roope Kakko 75 69, Henric Sturehed 72 72, MJ Viljoen 73 71, Andre Nel 74 70, Tyrone Ryan 72 72, Alfie Plant 75 69, Marcel Schneider 70 74, Raphael de Sousa 71 73, Steve Surry 73 71, Ockie Strydom 76 68, Fredrik From 73 71, Christiaan Basson 75 69
145 - Pep Angles 75 70, Jens Dantorp 76 69, Keenan Davidse 73 72, Oliver Lindell 77 68, Jacquin Hess 76 69, Erhard Lambrechts 72 73, Philip Geerts 76 69, Christopher Mivis 70 75, Niklas Norgaard Moller 76 69, Musiwalo Nethunzwi 76 69, Ulrich van den Berg 74 71, Matt Ford 77 68, Felix Mory 72 73, Stuart Manley 71 74, Philip Eriksson 73 72, Jack Harrison 73 72, Rupert Kaminski 74 71, Stefan Wears-Taylor 75 70
146 - Makhetha Mazibuko 75 71, Jaco Van Zyl 77 69, Dominic Foos 74 72, Jaco Prinsloo 79 67, Victor Lange 76 70, Jbe' Kruger 75 71, Benjamin Follett-Smith 77 69, Toto Thimba 75 71, David Dixon 77 69, David Boote 75 71
147 - Jack Floydd 79 68, Oliver Gillberg 75 72, James Kamte 73 74, Benjamin Rusch 73 74, Liam Johnston 78 69, Matias Calderon 79 68, Stanislav Matus 76 71, Garth Mulroy 75 72, Tom Gandy 76 71, Minkyu Kim 73 74, Ben Evans 77 70, Gerrit Foster 74 73, James Allan 77 70, Franklin Manchest 74 73, Mikael Lundberg 79 68, Hennie du Plessis 76 71, Kristoffer Reitan 74 73, Nathan Kimsey 75 72, Ross Mcgowan 76 71, Jayden Schaper 72 75, Heinrich Bruiners 74 73, Scott Fernandez 74 73
148 - Oscar Lengden 79 69, Niall Kearney 76 72, Merrick Bremner 74 74, Justin Walters 78 70, Hurly Long 79 69, Derick Petersen 74 74, Keelan Africa 74 74, Nicolai Von Dellingshausen 73 75, Mark Williams 76 72, Anthony Michael 79 69, Oliver Bekker 74 74, Madalitso Muthiya 75 73, Allister de Kock 77 71, Frederic Lacroix 78 70
149 - Craig Howie 74 75, Keith Horne 77 72, Chase Hanna 75 74, Robbie Van West 77 72, JJ Senekal 78 71, Ryan Cairns 77 72, Joel Stalter 76 73, Martin Ovesen 82 67, Lauri Ruuska 79 70, Riekus Nortje 73 76, Titch Moore 76 73
150 - Ruan Conradie 82 68, Clancy Waugh 78 72, Daniel Brooks 76 74, Trevor Fisher Jnr 73 77, Richard Mansell 78 72, Ricardo Gouveia 76 74, Zander Lombard 73 77, Andre De Decker 73 77, Thomas Linard 74 76
151 - Martin Rohwer 78 73, Moritz Lampert 77 74, Hinrich Arkenau 73 78, David Borda 74 77
152 - Christopher Sahlstrom 78 74, Bryce Easton 79 73, Michael Hoey 79 73, Juran Dreyer 77 75, Rourke van der Spuy 78 74, Doug McGuigan 77 75
153 - David McIntyre 80 73, Ugo Coussaud 82 71, Kyle Barker 81 72, Emilio Cuartero Blanco 74 79, Marc Cayeux 78 75
154 - Christofer Blomstrand 81 73, Vaughn Groenewald 83 71, Callum Mowat 80 74, Chris Swanepoel 81 73, Pelle Edberg 74 80, Yubin Jung 79 75, Clinton Grobler 81 73
156 - Jake Redman 80 76
157 - Michael Palmer 81 76, Estiaan Conradie 79 78
163 - Pieter Moolman 82 81
WDN - Martin Wiegele 77 WDN, Bradley Neil 78 WDN, Nicolai Hojgaard 75 WDN
RTD - Timon Baltl RTD RTD, Haraldur Magnus RTD RTD, Hennie Otto 75 RTD

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