Karlsson eyeing magic number in Germany

Karlsson eyeing magic number in Germany


Robert Karlsson had his eyes on a 59 after picking up nine shots in 15 holes of his second round at the fog-delayed Porsche European Open.

With almost seven hours lost on days one and two due to poor visibility in the early morning at Golf Resort Bad Griesbach, the Swede will return to complete his final three holes on Saturday knowing that he will hit the magic number should he pick up three more shots.

With preferred lies in place, the 11-time European Tour winner would not officially enter the record books, but he admitted the achievement was on his mind after getting to ten under through 13 holes before bogeying the fifth.

“Of course 59 crossed my mind,” he said. “But I wasn’t…

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