24th February 2015 | Alps Tour Golf
Shadbolt and Widemann co-leaders
England’s Tom Shadbolt, 27 year old since last week, signed for the best score of the 65, -10 to share lead with French rookie Alex Widemann. Both of these players will tee off for maiden pro win tomorrow and try to grab the Red Sea Little Venice Open trophy.
England’s Andrew Cooley won the last two editions of the tournament and another name will be engraved on the cup. The overnight leader, Matt Wallace handed over the tournament command to his compatriot Shadbolt as he could not play better than 74, 12 shots more than during his first round and third on his own.
The playing conditions were different as the wind disturbed the players from mid morming to mid-afternoon.
Widemann, 22 year old from east of France, could be the surprise of the week. Shadbolt never won on the Alps Tour but finished once third in Spain last June during Peugeot Open and recorded his best result in Italy last september finishing second at La Pinetina Memorial GB. Widemann fired back to back 67 to tie for lead.
At fourth place tie with -7, a group of 3 Frenchmen, Léo Lespinasse, Nicolas Peyrichou, David Bobrowski and one Spaniard, Eduardo Larranaga.