Andy Sullivan feels he’s getting the reward for his new approach to golf after arriving late in the rankings at the BMW PGA Championship.
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Sullivan went into the final lap seven shots behind but threatened the lead on his way to a day round 65 where he mixed eight birdies with a bogey to take third and five shots back from Tyrrell Hatton.
The world number 90 got into competition after watching the third birdie and making an 8-foot eagle on the next, with two consecutive wins starting on the seventh, followed by birdies on the 12th and 14th to keep him within a lead to move.
A persistent pitch just in front of the 15th green was a premature mistake and resulted in his only bogey of the round. Sullivan then used the final par-5 to end the week at 14 under.
“I thought I had to do something extraordinary today,” Sullivan said. “I felt pretty close to it in some places today. Unfortunately, there are only a few too many left to catch up. ”
“I think it took a world pandemic to realize how much an idiot I was on the golf course. It actually puts a lot of things into perspective. I really enjoyed being home with the family and spending time with them, and there are a lot worse things to do than being on a golf course.
“I’ll just go ahead and get back to the game and do my best. It’s easy to enjoy when you shoot 65, I won’t lie. I’ve had a lot of fun lately and I think it’s shown in golf too. ”
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Ian Poulter scored a bogey-free 68 and finished the week in fifth place ahead of fellow countryman Eddie Pepperell, who got his best result of 2020 on a three-under-69 card.
“Today was probably the best I’ve played all week,” said Pepperell. “I hit a bad tee shot on the 15th, but before that point I hit the ball really, very well and could have been a few more.” [under] indeed.
“I just missed a couple of putts. I didn’t play with the driver today. I had a pretty rigid game plan out there. I knew where my weaknesses were at the moment and I never just wanted to expose them. ”Today. It’s been a good week and I’ve gotten along pretty well.
“I’m going to play Fairmont in Scotland next week and I’m not sure from there. I hope this got me into DP World [Tour Championship]. It would be nice if it did. ”
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