Marcel Siem romped to a three shot victory at the Trophée Hassan II but was left with an anxious wait to see if he would be making his Masters Tournament debut in a fortnight’s time. The 32-year-old German overcame a slow start and the threat of Finland’s Mikko Ilonen to register a third European Tour victory.
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David Horsey and Mikko Ilonen swiftly decreased Marcel Siem’s lead as the third round of the Trophée Hassan II began at Golf du Palais Royal. Three clear overnight, the 32-year-old German Siem – needing a victory to give himself a chance of climbing into the Official World Golf Ranking’s top 50 on Sunday in the nick of time for a Masters Tournament invite – followed a bogey at the first with two pars to drop back to 11-under-par.
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Marcel Siem moved a step closer to Masters Tournament debut in a fortnight’s time as the German established a three shot halfway lead at the Trophée Hassan II. The 32-year-old, who requires a win to stand any chance of climbing into the Official World Golf Ranking’s top 50 and earn an invite to Augusta National, had seven birdies and three bogeys as he moved to 12-under-par at Golf du Palais Royal.
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Marcel Siem followed his brilliant opening 64 with a four-under 68 to maintain his advantage during the second round of the Trophée Hassan II.
The 32-year-old German, who requires a win to stand any chance of climbing into the Official World Golf Ranking’s top 50 and earn a debut Masters Tournament appearance next month, had seven birdies and three bogeys as he moved to 12-under-par at Golf du Palais Royal.
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David Horsey made a perfect start to his bid to regain the Trophée Hassan II as he carded an opening 68 at a blustery Golf du Palais Royal. The Englishman, a winner here in 2011, shot six birdies and two bogeys in Agadir; where the strong winds saw only three players break par on the opening morning.
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