(Belga) Four Belgians, with Van Doren, Christoph Oliniers, Christopher Mavis and James Mayer de Pico finishing, will play the final two rounds of the Portuguese Open, a €250,000 challenge course, after a contested second day on Friday. Royal Obidos Course in Vau.
Van Doren of Antwerp, particularly active on the Pro Golf Tour, the third European circuit, finished joint eighth (-5) after returning a 70-stroke card on Friday, two on a par, thanks to an eagle, three birds and three birds. In the lead, Germany’s Philippe Migou and England’s Todd Clements are three strokes behind Van Doren. Now in 14th, Kristof Ulenaers jumped 26 spots and is 14th (-4) after playing 69 on Friday after four sparrows and a bogey. Christopher Mavis, who was still second on Thursday night, slipped to 36 (-2) after a card of 74, two over par, due to three bogeys for one bird. James Mayer de Beko, who recently turned pro, also passed the cut thanks to a card of 71. He is on par and is 57th. Jan de Waters, for his part, completely missed his second inning by playing 81 (+9) on Friday. Finished 125th. – Ranking after round two (by 72): 1. Philippe Migo (G) 136 = 69-67 -8, Todd Clements (Eng) 136 = 67-69; 3. Ko Jeong-yeon (Eng.) 137 = 71-66; Stuart Manley (CEO) 137 = 72-65, Nathan Kimsey (Engineer) 137 = 69-68; …….8. Van Doren (Bell) ends 139 = 69-70; 14- Christoph Oliniers (Bill) 140 = 71-69; 36. Christopher Mavis (BL) 142 = 68-74; 57. James Meyer De Beco (Bel) 144 = 73-71; —- 125. Jean De Wouters (Bel) 151 = 70-81 (Belg)