06/07/2017 Alps Tour 2017: St Malo Golf Open, St Malo Golf Resort, Domaine de Saint-Yvieux, Le Tronchet, France. 6-9 July 2017. Bernard Neumayer of Austria during the first round. Credit: Tristan Jones
6th July 2017 | Alps Tour Golf

Neumayer stormed clear in Brittany

Autria’s Bernard Neumayer signed for opening round 66, -6 in Saint Malo Golf Open. The 26 year old player holed 8 birdies including hat trick from the 13th. The golf course, designed by Hubert Chesneau, also designer of Golf National, has pleased the players and more than 50 players shot under par today. The weather was perfect and warm in Brittany.

« It was a solid round, said Neumayer, I had no big mistakes. I was playing on Pro Golf Tour and I decided to play on Alps tour and I like it. »

On his toes, a pack of 5 players is one shot behind, Spain’s Jesus Legarrea, Italy’s Andrea Saracino, Austria’s Uli Weinhandl and France’s Victor Veyret and Leo Lespinasse, 2016 Alps Tour winner, was very happy with his game today.

« It’s a really good 67. It was cool. I had a safe day, I hit lots of fairways and also plenty of greens. When I missed my chipping was solid. I was solid on the pars 5 as well. »

The projected cut is -2.

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