Thomas Pieters plays final round of Italian Open in under two hoursCat:未分類
Thomas Pieters was not even close to arguing for the Open title on the final afternoon, however he finished the championship with a top competitor of the year for around.
The two-hour barrier broke for 18 holes of tournament golf, Only a day after Eliud Kipchoge became the first man in history to run a marathon in under two hours.
Out first on his own at 7:28am local time after a third-round 79 abandoned him picked up the field, Pieters completed his closing round at a remarkable one hour59 minutes based on the information on his exercise program he published on social media.
Pieters opened with a birdie, only his inaugural of a disappointing championship, while running up a triple-bogey seven at the eighth later teeing off and he also completed the front-nine about an hour.
The big-hitting Belgian kept up the pace after the flip, and put together his best back-nine of this week as he mixed two birdies with seven pars and signed to get a creditable level-par 71 – eight shots fewer than his third round that included a quintuple-bogey nine at the 12th.
His activity data showed that the 2016 Ryder Cup star burned 1,333 calories, along with his normal heart rate was 122 beats a minute, peaking at 173.
However, as unusual as it is to find an expert golfer play 18 holes in under 2 hours, Pieters effort was a complete half hour slower than the fastest recorded around about the PGA Tour, set by Wes Bryan on the last day of the BMW Championship 2 years ago.
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