Thriston Lawrence flys away after third round
Thriston Lawrence was the player who best withstood the pressure throughout the third round of the Omega European Masters on Saturday afternoon. The South African is now alone in the lead with an aggregate score of 193 (-17). At the beginning of the match he was two shots behind Alejandro Cañizares. But the Spaniard literally liquefied, playing 3 over par, which relegated him to fifth place in the ranking. Thirston Lawrence made two bogeys, twice as many as he had since the start of the competition. But he didn't let that deter him and will go into the final round in an extremely favourable position. He has a three shot lead over Matt Wallace from England and four on Scott Jamieson from Scotland and Richard Mansell from England. Behind him everything remains very tight. Eighteen players are separated by only four shots. It promises to be a great battle on Sunday.
Benjamin Rush is on fire
In the Swiss camp, it was euphoria when the cut was made. Joel Girrbach, Benjamin Rusch and Maximilien Sturdza were all at -4 after two days of competition.
Geneva amateur Maximilien Sturdza played in par, which puts him in 59th place. The two Thurgauians, on the other hand, continued their good form. Rusch continues to improve. After a 69 and a 67, he shot a 64 on Saturday. At -10, he is now in 12th place. Girrbach is not far behind. With a -3 on Saturday, he continues his progress and climbs to 32nd place. The mission is already successful for the two Swiss-German players.