Cayeux, Vin­cent strug­gle in South Africa

The Herald (Zimbabwe) - - Sport - Takudzwa Chit­siga Sports Re­porter

ZIM­BABWE’S Scott Vin­cent and Marc Cayeux strug­gled in the open­ing round of the Euro­pean Tour sanc­tioned BMW South Africa Open at Glen­dower Golf Club Jo­han­nes­burg South Africa yes­ter­day.

The duo are the only lo­cal play­ers who qual­i­fied for the pres­ti­gious event whose cut will be de­ter­mined to­day.

The BMW South Africa Open has a field of 143 play­ers from across the globe.

Vin­cent, who played early yes­ter­day morn­ing, fin­ished the first round on four-over par 76 to tie on po­si­tion 132nd go­ing into to­day’s de­ci­sive round.

He is ranked 54th on the Sun­shine Tour or­der of merit and will have to bat­tle hard this af­ter­noon if he is en­ter­tain­ing any chances of pro­gress­ing to the fi­nal round.

The scores carded in the morn­ing were bet­ter as most of the play­ers who fin­ished in the top ten were in the morn­ing field.

Cayeux had a de­cent round for some­one com­ing from an in­jury. He fin­ished on three-over par and will only need to im­prove on his game this morn­ing to make the fi­nal two rounds.

South Africa’s Tra­vor Fisher (Jnr) took an early lead in the morn­ing at six-un­der par af­ter he made seven birdies in eight holes from the 12th and parred his way home for a 66.

World num­ber two Rory McIl­roy, who is part of the field, made an im­pres­sive start with a new

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