Golf European Open cut to 54 holes, Jonzon closes on Levy

Alexander Levy parred the only hole he played at Bad Griesbach on Saturday before his European Open lead was reduced to four strokes.

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Michael Jonzon produced a fine performance to reduce Alexander Levy's lead to four strokes at the European Open, a tournament that will now be decided over 54 holes following further delays due to fog.

Levy only had one hole to play on Saturday - when three more hours were lost due to the weather conditions - and parred the ninth to complete a 63 and remain 17 under.

The Frenchman, seeking his third European Tour title, has yet to drop a shot at Bad Griesbach this week and will hold a comfortable cushion at the beginning of what is now the final round on Sunday.

However, Jonzon - initially the fourth reserve for this event - surged into second by matching Levy's second-round score.

A run of six birdies in seven holes from the eighth lifted Jonzon into contention, with Ross Fisher (65) a shot further back at 12 under.

"I always said I function well under these circumstances," said Jonzon. "I struggle more just trying to make cuts because I can put a lot of pressure on myself. I know what I can do and sometimes I try too much."

Fisher added: "There's still a lot to play for and it's nice to know now that we've only got one round to go. It's a tough decision but I think they've made the right call."

Bernd Wiesberger (68) and two home challengers - Martin Kaymer (64) and Florian Fritsch (64) - share fourth, six shots behind Levy.

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