Ras Al Khaimah Classic R2

Fox increases lead ahead of the weekend

Ras Al Khaimah Classic 2022 R2
February 10-13
Al Hamra GC, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
$2,000,000
Round 1, Round 3, Round 4

Ryan Fox closed with a 69 on Friday to take a three-shot lead into the weekend ahead of a crowded leaderboard at the Ras Al Khaimah Classic.


Ras Al Khaimah Classic 2022 R2

“It was a bit scrappier than yesterday, I didn’t drive it quite as well, a little sloppy hitting in the water on the last – that doesn’t help – but hit my irons really good and gave myself plenty of chances.

“I made seven birdies today so hopefully I can just keep it going the next couple of days, but it’s been a lot of fun out there.”

Ras Al Khaimah Classic 2022 R - Fox increases lead ahead of the weekend
(Tim Goode/PA Wire)

Ras Al Khaimah Classic 2022 R2

The New Zealander missed the cut at last week’s Ras Al Khaimah Championship due to back problems but has recovered and opened with a 63 on Thursday

“I struggled with my back last week and I was fighting, everything was crossed over and I didn’t know where I was aiming. I was just pretty much trying to hit the ball to be honest and I was probably quite glad I had a weekend off.


Ras Al Khaimah Classic 2022 R2

“Had a lot of physio work over the weekend with the tour physios and then with my physio from Tuesday onwards. That loosened everything up and I felt like I could turn through it again, I felt like I could start the ball where I wanted to and from that point it was kind of easy. I felt like I could hit my shot where I wanted to which was a nice place to be.”


Ras Al Khaimah Classic 2022 R2

Six players are tied in second place at 9-under including South African Oliver Bekker who signed for a course-record 62.


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