Friday, 20 October 2017
Joost Luiten at the Andalucia Valderrama Masters  (Getty Images)
Joost Luiten at the Andalucia Valderrama Masters (Getty Images)

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2 - Luiten made an albatross-two on the 11th hole.

227 - The Dutchman holed out from 227 yards with a four-iron.

1 - Luiten received a bottle of Champagne as reward for his albatross.

2012 - A birdie immediately followed Luiten's albatross. It's the first time that scoring sequence has occurred on tour since 2012 when Lloyd Saltman achieved the same feat at the Nordea Masters.

69 - Ben Evans has started 69-69 as he bids to earn a European Tour card for next season.

2010 - Evans became the first man since 2010 to open with two sub-70 rounds at Valderrama.

138 - Evans is currently ranked 138th in the Race to Dubai Rankings. He needs a strong week to make the all-important top 101.

71 - Defending champion Sergio Garcia posted a second round 71 to sit one back after 36 holes.

4 - Jamie Donaldson signed for the best round today, posting a score of four under par to reach two under for the week.

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