In the 2nd round of the Portugal Masters, English was the first to register official lap of
The Englishman Oliver Fisher made a dream second round at the Portugal Masters in golf, which takes place until Sunday at the Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Club, beating the European Tour and Par 71 course record.
The 30-year-old golfer completed the second round with 59 strokes, the lowest result ever recorded on the European Tour since it was officially created in 1972, and on the Vilamoura layout designed by Arnold Palmer.
Oliver Fisher, who is in 72nd position in ‘Race to Dubai’ and played in the same line-up as Portuguese Tomás Santos Silva, handed a bogeys-free card with 10 birdies (one under par) in holes 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 15 and 17, in addition to the eagle (two below) in hole 5.
“It feels great. I started back with three good consecutive birdies and then let it go. I’m very happy to be able to pair Par in the last hole with two putts at a distance of 12 meters, ”confessed the Englishman, after making history and being congratulated with a champagne bath on the 18’s green.
After completing the inaugural round at Par of the field, Oliver Fisher totals 130 (-12) and is provisionally leading the race, tied with Australian Lucas Herbert (63-69), isolated commander on the first day.
“It was a wonderful day, my caddy was great, it was very different from what happened here a couple of years ago when I was struggling to keep my card. I remembered that, thinking you know what? Could be worse! It was fun, I tried to enjoy it and luckily it went well, ”said the English professional.
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