“The finish was awesome, I started very well,” he said. “It was quite slow but after I made three birdies in a row on 15, 16 and 17, it was quite good.
“I had a long putt at seven, and eagle on the eighth and a good solid putt on the ninth, so yeah, I’m quite happy with this round.”
He has just graduated from the European Challenge Tour, so he’s wide-eyed about the position in which he finds himself.
“I have only led once before and I won once on the Challenge Tour so I have little experience of leading a tournament,” he said.