Saturday, 21 October 2017
Matteo Manassero  (Getty Images)
Matteo Manassero (Getty Images)

2 - Third round leader Sergio Garcia is going for a second title at at Real Club Valderrama, having won the Andalucía Masters at this venue in 2011.

6 - In six of the last nine European Tour events held at Valderrama Garcia has been either first or second after 54 holes.

205 - The Masters Champion's 205 (eight under par) three round total is the second lowest total at this event after 54 holes.

4 - This is the fourth time this season on the European Tour Garcia has held the 54-hole lead. He's converted two of those leads into titles.

75 - The Spaniard has a 75 per cent success rate at converting outright 54-hole leads on the European Tour into wins, having done so on six occasions from eight.

30 - Daniel Brooks went out in 30 shots, which included five birdies and no bogeys. Before Brooks' round no player had gone below 31 shots on the front nine since 2002.

9 - The Englishman had nine birdies in his low round of the week 64, which is also the joint-lowest weekend score at Valderrama.

17 - Brooks has made 17 pars this week and 23 birdies - seven more than the next best player, Garcia, in that category.

123 - Brooks is currently 123rd on the Race to Dubai Presented by Rolex Rankings.

1 - Julian Suri's 65 on day three is the only bogey-free round of the week at Valderrama.

5 - Matteo Manassero finished with five birdies in a row to head into the final round at three under par.

 

 

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