Burmester, new leader of the Omega European Master

The South African, with a total of 129 hits, finished the day with a card of 65 hits. Andy Sullivan and Thomas Detry share second place.


South African Dean Burmester became the new leader of the 'European Master', of the European Golf Circuit and which takes place at the Swiss resort of Crans-Montana, with a total of 129 strokes, 11 under par, after signing this Friday a 65-hit card, five below par for the field.

Burmester, who last May added his second European Tour title after winning the Tenerife Open, closed the day with a total of five birdies that boosted him to the first position.

The South African golfer leads the pair of English Andy Sullivan and Belgian Thomas Detry, who share second place with a total of 130 hits, 10 under par.

Three places down, in fifth position, is the Spaniard Jorge Campillo, who counts a total of 132 strokes, 8 under par, after completing the eighteen holes of the Crans-sur-Sierre course this Friday in 64 impacts, 6 under the pair. The Spanish golfer, who achieved a total of eight birdies, was deprived of a better position in the classification after signing two bogeys on holes 5 and 17.

Farther behind was veteran Miguel Ángel Jiménez, who closed the first two days in 22nd place with 136 hits, 4 under par, two hits less than Nacho Elvira (-2) and three less than Carlos Pigem (-1).

The also Spaniards Adrián Otaegui, Alejandro Cañizares, Adri Arnaus, Sebastián García and Pablo Larrazábal could not overcome the cut.

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