Martin Kaymer shoots a bogey-free opening turn of 67 to lie
tied for second.
- 15,500 spectators on “Bavarian Day”.
Fitting start to a tournament, with oompah band,
normal dress and world-class golf.
Munich. The BMW International Open kicked off with impressive
performances on a march and Bavarian aptitude around a tournament
site. The 15,500 spectators who flocked to Golfclub München
Eichenried quite enjoyed a gorgeous opening turn of 67 (-5)
from Germany’s tip golfer, Martin Kaymer, who played his approach into an
glorious position going into turn two.
It is eleven years given Kaymer triumphed in Munich
to turn a first, and to this day only, German to win a BMW
International Open. On Thursday, a two-time vital leader remained
bogey-free to set himself adult easily for an attack on pretension series two
during Germany’s many iconic tournament. The 34-year-old underlined the
considerable form he has shown recently with a tranquil and virtually
“It was good fun with a crowds. There were a lot
of people out there, even in a morning – and a lot of kids, that is
good to see. we done really few mistakes and putted well. Unfortunately,
we did not put myself in good positions on a third, fourth and fifth,
that are indeed birdie holes. we could have picked adult another shot
or dual there. There is still room for improvement, though we am very
happy,” pronounced Kaymer. “Compliments to Golfclub München Eichenried, the
greens are ideal – a kind of greens a contest like a BMW
International Open deserves.”
When a afternoon rounds were dangling due to a thunderstorm
warning, Kaymer was tied for second place with England’s Oliver
Wilson, one shot off a lead, that was hold by Italian Andrea Pavan
Defending champion Matt Wallace (ENG, -3), Sergio García (ESP, +1)
and Marcel Siem (GER, +1) were also among a players who were means to
finish their rounds in a morning.
Many of a 15,500 spectators – a many ever available on a Thursday
in a 31-year story of a contest – had come dressed in
Lederhosen or Dirndls. “Bavarian Day” served adult a feast of Bavarian
hospitality, including normal oompah song and snacks in the
tournament’s possess drink garden, as good as world-class golf.