Levy takes 4-shot lead into European Open final round

BAD GRIESBACH, Germany (AP) " French golfer Alexander Levy took a four-shot lead going into the third and final round of the European Open after the event was shortened to 54 holes on Saturday.

Morning fog delayed the start of play again for the third day, forcing organizers to cut the event to three rounds.

Levy, who was at 17 under when play was halted on Friday evening, completed the final hole of his second round with a par on the ninth. Eight birdies earlier gave him a flawless 63 to stay 17 under after his course-record opening 62.

Michael Jonzon of Sweden also carded a 63 to move to second at 13 under, one shot ahead of Ross Fisher of England, who carded 65-65.

Bernd Wiesberger of Austria posted a 68 to drop into a tie for fourth with Germans Florian Fritsch and Martin Kaymer, all at 11 under.

Levy finished in a tie for seventh at last week's Italian Open, and is seeking his third European Tour title and first since the 2014 Portugal Masters.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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