Made in Denmark - R2

Schwab breezes into the lead in Denmark

May 23-26
Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort, Farsø, Denmark
£3,000,000
Live leaderboard
Round 1, Round 3, Round 4


Matthias Schwab stood up to everything Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort could throw at him and emerged with a one shot lead heading into the weekend at Made in Denmark presented by FREJA.

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“It was very difficult, especially early on. It’s always great to have a bogey free day, so overall it’s been a good day.

The Austrian was faced with cold, wet and windy conditions in Farsø but produced a stunning bogey free round of 66 to move to eight under par, continuing a consistent season that has produced two top tens from ten made cuts in 12 events, as he edges ever closer to a first victory in just his second season on the European Tour.

“I didn’t really do anything different from yesterday or any other day. I was very in the zone. It was very cold, rainy, windy, I was just trying to stay warm. Maybe I didn’t really worry too much about my game and it worked out well. 

“I usually play OK on courses that are tougher than average on tour. I guess I’m a good wind player too. Really I’m just trying to do my own thing and see what comes out.”

The weather improved in the afternoon, although the wind was unrelenting, and Frenchman Romain Langasque matched Schwab’s bogey free 66 to get to seven under par and one shot off the lead alongside Spaniard Alejandro Cañizares.

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“It was a really good day. It was really tough at the start but the wind went down a bit so I got three birdies at the end. I had a lot of birdie chances and played really strong.

“It fits my game well – with a bit of wind off the left, I play draw so I can go straight off every tee. I played really offensive, I used my driver a lot and I think that was key because I had a lot of wedges after that. I really like this course, especially with this kind of condition. I like the wind.” – Romain Langasque

Scot Robert MacIntyre finished second in the Betfred British Masters two weeks ago and he continues to impress in his rookie season, battling to a one under par round of 70 to sit three shots off the lead alongside Spain’s Alvaro Quiros and Austrian Bernd Wiesberger.

“It was tough, I had pouring rain for the first 14 holes. I was soaked right through. Just had to stick in and managed to get round in one under.

“All through my amateur days it has been links golf and tough tests. It’s something that I relish and glad to do the same today.

“I’ve putted great. With the wind it’s so tough to judge the pace. I had a few three putts but other than that the putting has been very good.” – Matthias Schwab stood up to everything Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort could throw at him and emerged with a one shot lead heading into the weekend at Made in Denmark presented by FREJA.

“It was very difficult, especially early on. It’s always great to have a bogey free day, so overall it’s been a good day.

The Austrian was faced with cold, wet and windy conditions in Farsø but produced a stunning bogey free round of 66 to move to eight under par, continuing a consistent season that has produced two top tens from ten made cuts in 12 events, as he edges ever closer to a first victory in just his second season on the European Tour.

“I didn’t really do anything different from yesterday or any other day. I was very in the zone. It was very cold, rainy, windy, I was just trying to stay warm. Maybe I didn’t really worry too much about my game and it worked out well. 

“I usually play OK on courses that are tougher than average on tour. I guess I’m a good wind player too. Really I’m just trying to do my own thing and see what comes out.”

The weather improved in the afternoon, although the wind was unrelenting, and Frenchman Romain Langasque matched Schwab’s bogey free 66 to get to seven under par and one shot off the lead alongside Spaniard Alejandro Cañizares.

“It was a really good day. It was really tough at the start but the wind went down a bit so I got three birdies at the end. I had a lot of birdie chances and played really strong.

“It fits my game well – with a bit of wind off the left, I play draw so I can go straight off every tee. I played really offensive, I used my driver a lot and I think that was key because I had a lot of wedges after that. I really like this course, especially with this kind of condition. I like the wind.” – Romain Langasque


Scot Robert MacIntyre finished second in the Betfred British Masters two weeks ago and he continues to impress in his rookie season, battling to a one under par round of 70 to sit three shots off the lead alongside Spain’s Alvaro Quiros and Austrian Bernd Wiesberger.

“It was tough, I had pouring rain for the first 14 holes. I was soaked right through. Just had to stick in and managed to get round in one under.

“All through my amateur days it has been links golf and tough tests. It’s something that I relish and glad to do the same today.

“I’ve putted great. With the wind it’s so tough to judge the pace. I had a few three putts but other than that the putting has been very good.” – Robert Macintyre

Frenchman Adrien Saddier, Max Schmitt of Germany, Ireland’s Paul Dunne and Swede Alexander Björk are tied for seventh place on four under par.

Frenchman Adrien Saddier, Max Schmitt of Germany, Ireland’s Paul Dunne and Swede Alexander Björk are tied for seventh place on four under par.


Pos.
Player
Nat.
To Par
R1
R2
Total
1
Matthias Schwab
AUT
-8
68
66
134
T2
Alejandro Canizares
ESP
-7
66
69
135
T2
Romain Langasque
FRA
-7
69
66
135
T4
Alvaro Quiros
ESP
-5
70
67
137
T4
Robert MacIntyre
SCO
-5
67
70
137
T4
Bernd Wiesberger
AUT
-5
68
69
137
T7
Adrien Saddier
SCO
-4
70
68
138
T7
Max Schmitt
GER
-4
68
70
138
T7
Paul Dunne
IRL
-4
68
70
138
T7
Alexander Bjoerk
SWE
-4
68
70
138
T11
Oliver Fisher
ENG
-3
68
71
139
T11
Pablo Larrazabal
ESP
-3
68
71
139
T11
Victor Dubuisson
FRA
-3
68
71
139
T11
Benjamin Hebert
FRA
-3
67
72
139
T11
Oliver Wilson
ENG
-3
68
71
139
T11
Chris Paisley
ENG
-3
68
71
139
T11
Matthew Southgate
ENG
-3
66
73
139
T11
Martin Leth Simonsen
DEN
-3
71
68
139
T11
Edoardo Molinari
ITA
-3
66
73
139
T11
Stuart Manley
WAL
-3
69
70
139
T21
Kurt Kitayama
USA
-2
72
68
140
T21
Jeff Winther
SWE
-2
73
67
140
T21
Scott Jamieson
SCO
-2
70
70
140
T21
Tapio Pulkkanen
FIN
-2
70
70
140
T21
James Morrison
ENG
-2
69
71
140
T21
Espen Kofstad
NOR
-2
68
72
140
T21
Matt Wallace
ENG
-2
67
73
140
T21
Joel Girrbach
SWE
-2
71
69
140
T21
Kristian Krogh Johannessen
NOR
-2
68
72
140
T30
Jamie Donaldson
WAL
-1
71
70
141
T30
Michael Hoey
NIR
-1
68
73
141
T30
Richie Ramsay
SCO
-1
72
69
141
T30
Joakim Lagergren
SWE
-1
67
74
141
T30
Thomas Pieters
BEL
-1
70
71
141
T30
Wade Ormsby
AUS
-1
71
70
141
T30
Shiv Chawrasia
IND
-1
70
71
141
T30
Thomas Detry
BEL
-1
72
69
141
T30
John Catlin
USA
-1
67
74
141
T30
Lasse Jensen
DNK
-1
72
69
141
T30
Paul Waring
ENG
-1
66
75
141
T30
Andy Sullivan
ENG
-1
73
68
141
T30
Mathias Gladbjerg
DEN
-1
69
72
141
T30
Guido Migliozzi
ITA
-1
70
71
141
T30
Haydn Porteous
RSA
-1
69
72
141
T30
Niklas Lemke
SWE
-1
69
72
141
T30
David Drysdale
SCO
-1
68
73
141
T30
Grant Forrest
SCO
-1
70
71
141
T30
Tom Murray
ENG
-1
66
75
141
T49
Andrea Pavan
ITA
Par
74
68
142
T49
Pelle Edberg
SWE
Par
67
75
142
T49
Robert Rock
ENG
Par
70
72
142
T49
Shubhankar Sharma
IND
Par
72
70
142
T49
Thongchai Jaidee
THA
Par
71
71
142
T49
Nick Cullen
AUS
Par
73
69
142
T49
Aaron Rai
ENG
Par
74
68
142
T49
Andrew Johnston
ENG
Par
68
74
142
T49
Kim Koivu
FIN
Par
70
72
142
T49
Jin-Ho Choi
KOR
Par
71
71
142
T49
David Horsey
ENG
Par
69
73
142
T49
Ben Evans
ENG
Par
75
67
142
T49
Gavin Moynihan
IRL
Par
74
68
142
T49
Christofer Blomstrand
SWE
Par
70
72
142
T63
David Law
SCO
1
74
69
143
T63
Lee Westwood
ENG
1
70
73
143
T63
Jason Scrivener
AUS
1
69
74
143
T63
Morten Orum Madsen
DEN
1
72
71
143
T63
Richard McEvoy
ENG
1
72
71
143
T63
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano
ESP
1
71
72
143
T63
Louis De Jager
RSA
1
68
75
143
T63
Ivan Cantero
ESP
1
73
70
143
T63
Marcus Kinhult
SWE
1
72
71
143
T63
Adrian Otaegui
ESP
1
71
72
143
T63
Darren Fichardt
RSA
1
70
73
143
T63
Gaganjeet Bhullar
IND
1
70
73
143
CUT
Ashley Chesters
ENG
2
73
71
144
CUT
Austin Connelly
CAN
2
69
75
144
CUT
Daniel Gaunt
AUS
2
74
70
144
CUT
Dean Burmester
RSA
2
70
74
144
CUT
Dimitrios Papadatos
AUS
2
72
72
144
CUT
Erik Van Rooyen
RSA
2
69
75
144
CUT
George Coetzee
RSA
2
69
75
144
CUT
Jordan Smith
ENG
2
74
70
144
CUT
Justin Walters
RSA
2
69
75
144
CUT
Kristoffer Reitan
NOR
2
69
75
144
CUT
Lee Slattery
ENG
2
70
74
144
CUT
Marc Warren
SCO
2
69
75
144
CUT
Masahiro Kawamura
JPN
2
73
71
144
CUT
Max Orrin
ENG
2
70
74
144
CUT
Maximilian Kieffer
GER
2
73
71
144
CUT
Nino Bertasio
ITA
2
68
76
144
CUT
Robert Karlsson
SWE
2
73
71
144
CUT
Romain Wattel
FRA
2
73
71
144
CUT
Sean Crocker
USA
2
74
70
144
CUT
Yusaku Miyazato
JPN
2
70
74
144
CUT
Adria Arnaus
ESP
3
72
73
145
CUT
Anton Karlsson
SWE
3
71
74
145
CUT
Nacho Elvira
ESP
3
72
73
145
CUT
Jack Singh-Brar
ENG
3
72
73
145
CUT
Jake McLeod
AUS
3
76
69
145
CUT
Jens Dantorp
SWE
3
72
73
145
CUT
Lucas Bjerregaard
DNK
3
71
74
145
CUT
Lucas Herbert
AUS
3
69
76
145
CUT
Matthew Nixon
ENG
3
71
74
145
CUT
Matthieu Pavon
FRA
3
70
75
145
CUT
Nicolas Colsaerts
BEL
3
70
75
145
CUT
Rikard Karlberg
SWE
3
71
74
145
CUT
Sam Horsfield
ENG
3
68
77
145
CUT
Sebastian Soederberg
SWE
3
70
75
145
CUT
Thorbjorn Olesen
DEN
3
71
74
145
CUT
Adam Bland
AUS
4
74
72
146
CUT
Alexander Levy
FRA
4
71
75
146
CUT
Ashun Wu
CHI
4
72
74
146
CUT
Elias Bertheussen
NOR
4
72
74
146
CUT
Filippo Bergamaschi
ITA
4
73
73
146
CUT
Jaco Van Zyl
RSA
4
71
75
146
CUT
Nicolai Hoejgaard
DEN
4
69
77
146
CUT
Per Laengfors
SWE
4
74
72
146
CUT
Ryan Fox
NZL
4
74
72
146
CUT
Victor Perez
FRA
4
73
73
146
CUT
Callum Shinkwin
ENG
5
72
75
147
CUT
David Howell
ENG
5
73
74
147
CUT
Kalle Samooja
FIN
5
73
74
147
CUT
Nicolai Kristensen
DNK
5
71
76
147
CUT
Stephen Gallacher
SCO
5
72
75
147
CUT
Anders Hansen
DEN
6
70
78
148
CUT
Gavin Green
MAS
6
76
72
148
CUT
Jeung-Hun Wang
KOR
6
69
79
148
CUT
Joachim B. Hansen
DEN
6
72
76
148
CUT
Jorge Campillo
ESP
6
75
73
148
CUT
Lorenzo Gagli
ITA
6
74
74
148
CUT
Pedro Figueiredo
POR
6
75
73
148
CUT
Scott Hend
AUS
6
74
74
148
CUT
Sihwan Kim
KOR
6
76
72
148
CUT
Zander Lombard
RSA
6
72
76
148
CUT
Bernd Ritthammer
GER
7
72
77
149
CUT
David Borda
ESP
7
77
72
149
CUT
Deyen Lawson
AUS
7
75
74
149
CUT
Jack Senior
ENG
7
74
75
149
CUT
Jacques Kruyswijk
RSA
7
72
77
149
CUT
Steven Brown
ENG
7
73
76
149
CUT
Christian Gloeet
DEN
8
74
76
150
CUT
Hugo Leon
CHI
8
73
77
150
CUT
Oliver Jorgensen
DEN
8
75
75
150
CUT
Renato Paratore
ITA
8
76
74
150
CUT
Clement Sordet
FRA
9
71
80
151
CUT
Soren Kjeldsen
DEN
9
74
77
151
CUT
Gudmundur Kristjansson
ISL
10
78
74
152
CUT
Jeppe Huldahl
DNK
11
76
77
153
CUT
Liam Johnston
SCO
11
73
80
153
CUT
Nicolai Tinning
DNK
11
76
77
153
CUT
Ricardo Melo Gouveia
POR
11
77
76
153
CUT
Daniel Gavins
ENG
17
79
80
159
RET
Bradley Dredge
WAL
Par
76
76
RET
Matteo Manassero
ITA
Par
0
RET
Peter Hanson
SWE
Par
0
RET
Raphael Jacquelin
FRA
Par
75
75