Talk about getting out of the gate shortly.
Garrick Higgo’s unbelievable begin on Saturday set the UNLV product up properly, giving him the 54-hole lead on the European Tour’s Gran Canaria Lopesan Open in Spain.
The 21-year-old Higgo was 5 under for the day after his first four holes — stringing collectively birdies on Nos. 1, 2 and three at Meloneras Golf Club earlier than dropping an eagle on the fourth gap.
The South African, who already has a Euro Tour victory under is belt after profitable final fall’s Open de Portugal, completed with a 29 on the entrance and closed the day with a 63. He sits at 18 under for the event, two photographs forward of Matthias Schwab, Matthieu Pavin and Connor Syme.
Higgo is at the moment a hundred and tenth in the Official World Golf Ranking, however his standing in the Race to Dubai would skyrocket if he holds on for the victory. A win tasks to push him to sixteenth in the European Tour’s season-long competitors, up 68 spots from his present standing.