Austria’s Matthias Schwab continued his spectacular run on the European Tour on Wednesday as a gap six-under 66 handed him a one-stroke lead on the British Masters.
Schwab combined seven birdies with a lone bogey at The Belfry in Sutton Coldfield, main the way in which by one shot from Scotland’s Calum Hill.
Schwab loved a career-best European Tour season with 10 top-10 finishes in 2019, and he’s already heading in the right direction to eclipse that mark with 4 in his first 9 appearances this season.
Chasing a maiden European Tour title, Schwab is hoping to construct momentum heading into the enterprise finish of the event.
“I do not know precisely what I have to do to make these good weeks nice weeks as a result of if I knew I’d have finished that already,” he stated.
“I could not fairly end method up the leaderboard however the prime tens are good and I am simply attempting to do the identical going ahead and hopefully it will simply occur.
“I do not assume I would like to alter a complete lot as a result of the sport is feeling actually stable.”
Match host Danny Willett threatened to match Schwab’s complete till three-putting his penultimate gap after which sending his closing tee shot into the water.
The Englishman salvaged a bogey on the 18th to remain in competition with a 69.
World quantity 45 Robert MacIntyre, the highest-ranked participant within the area, was 5 pictures off the lead following a 71, whereas former two-time main champion Martin Kaymer struggled to a two-over 74 regardless of posting 5 birdies in his spherical.