Adrián Otaegui will be among the leaders for at least another day of this Open de España. ‘The Pirate’ now has perhaps even more momentum on his side than yesterday as he moves towards the top of the leaderboard. Thanks to a round full of positives, the Basque, who signed for a -2 on Friday and a total of -6, goes into the weekend brimming with confidence, but he is also hungry for more.
Otaegui adeptly answered most of the questions the course posed him, with just one blemish on his card, a bogey on the 8th. To this he added 3 birdies, and his consistency earned him a barrage of pars in a round in which he remained remarkably calm, even allowing himself to share a few jokes with his playing partner, the Ross Fisher, the so-called ‘Eagleman’.
Well aware of the importance of keeping in touch with the leaders on the first two days of competition, this is what the player from San Sebastian had to say after today’s round: