Fleetwood on form again but Molinari struggles at British Masters

Tanya Simon
October 16, 2018

"Get the speed of the greens and hole some putts and it's all going to be rosy but we will see, there's definitely some good players up there who can challenge for certain".

"Looking back today, I did feel like I hit a lot of nice, solid shots".

Leader Pepperell also captured his maiden European Tour title at the Qatar Masters earlier this year, and now finds himself in a great position to clinch a second.

Wallace, who was among the overnight leaders and is a three-time victor on the European Tour this season, said he was playing "with a heavy heart" following the death of his grandmother on Thursday.

A victory on Sunday would take Pepperell into the world's top 35 and nearly certainly secure a Masters debut in 2019. I want to be Postman 2.' There are definite similarities between Postman 1 (Ian Poulter, of course) and the ebullient Londoner, who already has four victories playing in only his 50th European Tour event. "I'm really happy where I'm at".

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Molinari and Fleetwood became the first European pair to win all four of their matches together at Le Golf National, with Open champion Molinari going on to match Larry Nelson as the only players to compile a ideal 5-0 record under the current format.

"It's awesome. I'd say I'd rather do that than win a auto but that might be a lie". "It looked like it pitched in the hole, jumped up and looked like it was going long because of the height it came out and obviously went in". "I never once got it right". There's an argument there's too many tournaments, and it's a shame that these ones with history and ones that get support [are allowed to disappear].

"It's an easy excuse but honestly I played fine", added Fleetwood, who is hoping to catch Ryder Cup partner Francesco Molinari - who was two shots worse off after a 73 - and win the Race to Dubai for a second year in succession. You know, that's going to carry on through tomorrow.

Eddie Pepperell recorded a hole-in-one on the way to claiming a share of the lead on 5-under 67 after the first round of the British Masters on Thursday, while tournament host Justin Rose struggled to a 74.

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