oemOmega European Masters
Follow us on  facebooktwitterinstagram


Fitzpatrick in the best spot

Last year's winner Matthew Fitzpatrick is in pole position before the final round of the Omega European Masters. The 24-year-old Englishman leads two shots ahead of the surprising Frenchman Mike Lorenzo-Vera.

This year's event in Crans-Montana has the potential to make a nice story to tell. If he wins the prize money of 2.5 million euro, Matthew Fitzpatrick would be the first defending champion on the Haut-Plateau in 40 years. The player who managed the double victory in the tournament history is Severiano Ballesteros.

Matthew Fitzpatrick completed the second and third rounds with a score of 64 and 63, respectively. It seemed as if the young man from Sheffield wanted to prove the Europe's Captain Thomas Björn that it was a mistake not to have him for the Ryder Cup in Paris at the end of September.

On Saturday, Lee Westwood also performed at his best. He brought a score of 66 to the clubhouse. Slightly behind in the first two rounds, the 1999 OEM winner will most probably not be considered for another win here in Crans-Montana.

The second world-class golfer from Sheffield, Danny Willett did not deliver his best today. Finishing in the top 5 yesterday, he finished with a miserable score of 79, which threw him far down in the rankings.


Title Sponsor

Main sponsors