5th July 2018 | Alps Tour Golf
French amateur Fuchs leads in Saint-Malo with course record
French amateur Alexandre Fuchs turned in the best card of the day today (-10) to beat the course record and become the leader of the Saint-Malo Golf Open at the Saint-Malo Golf Resort in France.
He is followed by Robin Goger (AUT) at -8 and by a group of 3 players at -7: Matthew Rion (FRA), Davey Porsius (NED) and Felix Mory (FRA, am).
« I made a great 62 (the course record). Everything went well. I made some great shots all along the course » 20-year-old Fuchs said. « On hole 18, I reached the pin out of the bunker for eagle » he continued. Fuchs made 2 eagles and 6 birdies today. « The course is rather easy if you play well, pins are not too long, the greens are in very good shape which is great for the putting game » the first year student out of Liberty University in Virginia (USA) added. « It was cool, I had a good time. I played with a group of cool guys » he concluded.
Fuchs’ goal is the get as much experience as possible and get the best world ranking to obtain invitations on the European Tour or Challenge Tour.
Weather conditions were mostly sunny with some clouds in the afternoon and temperatures in the mid-20s.
Round 2 will tee off tomorrow at 7h45 local time.