In the same section, Gwladys Nocera (-11) and Sophie Giquel-Bettan (-9) battle for a new French victory in Lella Meryem Cup. In men, the Hassan II Trophy seems to reach out Alejandro Canizares (-17).
There are two French top the leaderboard of the 20th Lalla Meryem Cup on Sunday afternoon from the last lap. One, Gwladys Nocera, dreams only to repeat his victory in 2007 when the tournament had not yet joined the European circuit. The other, Sophie Giquel Bettan, wants to forget the difficult months and wishes to include a second title to his name after the Portuguese Open (2007).
In the third round, played almost no wind, the hunt for birdies was open. The Auvergne in conduct two to go against one bogey. Then will chain two consecutive birdies early return and three others including one on the par 3 18th which concluded the day in the best way (65). “The putter was hot,” she whispers. The Breton enquilla three birdies with two bogeys go relativized. For her, too, the return was synonymous with racing ahead with four birdies against one bogey (67).
“I had a little trouble on the first hole, Gwladys Nocera. Analysis But when it” falls “, confidence returns. I had to remain focused, do not be too impatient. The work I did yesterday with my coach paid. I was given all my putting flat: routine, the swing plane. Now heading for a big result. It will be fun to play with Sophie but we will not talk much. I stay in my bubble. On the course as outside.”
Confident as Sophie Giquel Bettan, his next rival in the fight to the grail. All smiles: “Oh yes, I experienced moments of pain! Here, birdie opportunities arose. He had to remove the pressure, let the ball rolling! I am happy to return to this level, it is the least we can say”. On top, the two French will avoid the return of the Thai Jutanugarn (-7, defending champion), his compatriot Plucksataporn, Englishwomen Clyburn and Charley Hull, the young British prodigy. These with -6 on the last line of departure. As Mathilda Cappeliez …
Mathilda Little Impressed
She is 15 years old and is a little disappointed. The recent European champion team, with the jersey of the team of France she wears in Agadir, trying to settle for by (71). “Compared to yesterday (64), it was a bit worse, the big game, putting. I had no flags. But playing in the last part, it’s a great experience. Jutanugarn approached me from the beginning. After that, it is I who encouraged because it had some problems.”
Undisturbed by the nice media interest in his coming, she said easily. “I started to 7 years with my dad (his caddy in Morocco) who had abandoned tennis to golf. I learned to Aix-les-Bains, Evian Esery then. Now I’m going to join the Racing Club de France. I go once or twice a year by Annika Academy in Orlando with a work plan to follow during the year. “Annika Sorenstam (former World No. 1), this is great, this is his idol since childhood. And the chest in all this? “I’m in second at the Lycée Saint-Joseph de Thonon. My teachers understand my absence but I have to necessarily work well, catch. I hope access to the industry S but it will be hard. ”
Canizares Dominates The Hassan II Trophy
After his superb 62 on the first day of the tournament, the Spaniard Alejandro Canizares continues its royal journey. A birdie and a bogey to go, the Spaniard drove the nail with three birdies to return (69). It was not the same music for Seve Benson, his great rival in two rounds. After a short bogey to go, English bogey then went on, especially triple-bogey on hole No. 12 of the Royal Palace golf. Three consecutive birdies but a new bogey on the final green could prevent a disappointing card 74.
“The tournament is not played at all, no, no, persuades Canizares. Was seen many times of reversals in the past. I have to deal only with me”, my worst enemy” and continue to play well. He however, can not be bothered by the French top ranking, Grégory Bourdy and Alexander Levy, twelve strokes of the leader …
The Standings After Three Rounds (72)
1.Alejandro Canizares (Esp): 199 (-17)
2.Seve Benson (Eng): 205 (-11)
3.Robert-Jan Derksen (PB): 206 (-10)
4.Paul Waring (Eng): 208 (-8)
– Robert Karlsson (Swe). 208 (-8)
– Magnus A. Carlsson (Swe). 208 (-8)
– David Horsey (Eng). 208 (-8)
– Shiv Kapur (Ind). 208 (-8)
15.Gregory Bourdy (Fra): 211 (-5)
– Alexander Levy (Fra). 211 (-5)
29.Adrien Saddier (Fra): 213 (-3)
38.Gary Stal (Fra): 214 (-2)
51.Gregory Havret (Fra): 216 (by)
55.Alexandre Kaleka (Fra): 217 (+1)
– Francois Calmels (Fra). 217 (+1)
68.Raphael Jacquelin (Fra): 221 (+5)
70.Edouard Dubois (Fra): 224 (+8)