By Ali Stafford
Last Updated: 22/10/20 six: 02pm
Laurie Canter carded the lowest round of their European Tour career to open upward a four-shot lead after the starting round of the Italian Open.
The world No 227 terminated an eagle and ten birdies on his way to a bogey-free sixty at Chervo Golf Club, where favored lies were in operation, to set the clubhouse target that nobody arrived close to matching.
Joachim B Hansen birdied four associated with his last five holes in order to close an eight-under 64 plus sit tied-second with South Africa’s Dean Burmester, with England’s Rich Bland one of five players writing fourth spot on seven under.
“It feels great, inch Canter said. “The score, times like that, the back nine there, everything’s gone in. I gave personally some chances and it was one among those days where you’ve just have got to enjoy the ride.
“I think it’s playing quite lengthy and it definitely helps being able to strike it straight and that’s something Seems able to do most of this year up to now. I like the golf course but I believe obviously a lot of things have gone correct today to help me shoot that will. ”
Beginning on the back again nine, Canter holed a 20-foot birdie at the 11th and folded in a 30-footer at the par-three fourteenth, with three straight gains in the 16th seeing the Englishman achieve the turn in 31.
Canter made back-to-back birdies in the third and made a 15-foot eagle at the par-five sixth, prior to signing off his blemish-free cards by following a five-foot gain on the seventh by picking up shots through 25 feet at the eighth plus 15 feet on the ninth.
Burmester also produced a bogey-free start to join Hansen four off the pace, with Dull a further shot back alongside Adri Arnaus, Wil Besseling, Oscar Lengden and Damien Perrier.
Defending champion Bernd Wiesberger birdied the last to post an opening-round 67, while Scott Jamieson carded the hole-in-one at the par-three second to assist him to a four-under 68.
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