Eemil Alajarvi and Daniel Berná, provisional leaders at the Aravell Golf Open by Crèdit Andorrà

06/17/2022 at 00:33


The 22-year-old player signed the best morning lap, with 62 strokes (-9)

Berná will have to complete his card this Friday due to the delay with the rain and the electrical storm

The Finn Eemil Alajarvi, with a return of 62 strokes (-9) and the Soriano Daniel Berná, share the provisional leadership of the Aravell Golf Open by Crèdit Andorra, tournament belonging to the Alps Tour Golf, without being able to complete the day due to the electrical storm and the rain that delayed the game three hours.

With a suffocating heat forcing players to hydrate and protect themselves from the sun in the face of high temperatures that exceeded 30 degreesthe weather changed mid-afternoon, and the game had to be suspended at 5:00 p.m. due to an electrical storm and rain.

Alajarvi had already completed the job in the morning with nine birdies, enough to become the sole leader with a hit on the French amateur, Tom Vaillant (-8).

good round of golf

“It has been a good round of golf where I have been able to get some putts and I am especially satisfied with my long irons, so I cannot complain about this first day in Aravell”, said the young Finn, barely 22 years old.

In the afternoon shift Soriano Daniel Berná Manzanares, started like a shot, signing a first round of 28 hits, with a streak of birdie, birdie, eagle, birdie, from hole 2 to 5 that prompted him to close the first nine holes with seven down. The stoppage due to the rain and the electrical storm did not stop it since after a wait of three hoursreturned to the field to achieve two more birdies.

Along with Berná, highlight the role of the young Barcelonan Josep Maria Serra. The amateur, recent runner-up in Absolute Spain, has started strongly in Aravell, thanks to a round of 65 shots, with six birdies, an eagle at 7 and two bogeys, for fourth place.

“I have tried to do the same as in recent weeks and I have played well. A couple of putts have escaped me, but in general well”, said Serra who arrives ‘hot’ in his game after passing through Pula Golf.

“I am very happy for my second place in the Absolute Spanish Championship & rdquor ;, he said. “I played well in the United States with my university and I was surprised to get to the top because I started far from the leaders, but my game is good & rdquor ;, he assured, confident of repeating the round on Friday.

incomplete day

Given the impossibility of completing the day, it was decided to finally suspend the game at nine o’clock at night and the players will have to return to the field first thing on Friday to close the first day of play. Daniel Berná has the possibility of becoming leader although he will have to confirm it in the three holes he had left to play.

The Aravell Golf Open by Crèdit Andorra, a tournament belonging to the Alps Tour Golf, is sponsored by the Andorran entity and promoted by the former European Tour professional, José Manuel Lara, and distributes 40,000 euros in prizes of which 5,800 are for the winner.

The competition will restart at 7:30 this Friday morning to complete the first day.