Online bookmakers are giving away free bets to new customers during the Omega European Masters which ends on Sunday 5 September at Crans Montana, Switzerland.
17-year-old Italian Matteo Manassero leads the Omega European Masters following his first round seven-under-par 64 yesterday.
Inspired by the successes of countrymen Edoardo and Francesco Molinari, he is attempting become the youngest winner in European Tour history this week.
He lead England’s Graeme Storm and Finn Mikko Ilonen, on six-under-par, by one shot with Edoardo Monlinari and Scot David Drysdale among six players on five-under-par.
Manessaro tees off this afternoon with Thailand’s Chapchai Nirat, who is two shots behind the Italian, and Frenchman Jean-Francois Lucquin who is fighting to make the cut following his first round 75.
Miguel-Angel Jiminez who assured his Ryder Cup place last weekend shot 67 and tees off with Open Champion Lois Oosthuizen (71) and Jeev-Milkha Singh (70) at 12:30pm.
Bookmakers have with three-ball betting available on the group, Jiminez is 10/7 with Extrabet, OostHuizen is 15/8 with Blue Square and Singh 5/2 with Coral.
TOP OF THE LEADERBOARD:
-7 M Manassero (Ita)
-6 G Storm, M Ilonen (Fin)
-5 S Webster, C Nirat (Tha), R Coles, R Culacz (Aus), E Molinari (Ita), D Drysdale
FIRST ROUND AFTERNOON TEE TIMES(Local, BST +1hr):
From the First Tee
12:40 MUNIYAPPA C, SCHMID Jann, DERKSEN Robert-Jan
12:50 BJÖRN Thomas, LAM Chih-bing, CAÑIZARES Alejandro
13:00 HEND Scott, KHAN Simon, MCGINLEY Paul
13:10 WIRATCHANT Thaworn, RUMFORD Brett, QUE Angelo
13:20 JAIDEE Thongchai, CLARKE Darren, HAMILTON Todd
13:30 SINGH Jeev Milkha, JIMÉNEZ Miguel Angel, OOSTHUIZEN Louis
13:40 NIRAT Chapchai, MANASSERO Matteo, LUCQUIN Jean-François
13:50 ROMERO Eduardo, BOSSERT André, DAVIES Rhys
14:00 DODT Andrew, KANG Anthony, JEONG (AM) Jin
14:10 COETZEE George, LUITEN Joost, BECK Darren
14:20 VANCSIK Daniel, OH Ted, ANDERSSON HED Fredrik
14:30 LARA José Manuel, HORNE Keith, LEVET Thomas
14:40 VALERA Francis, KAMTE James, WARING Paul
From the Tenth Tee
12:40 MAYBIN Gareth, HULDAHL Jeppe, LAWRIE Paul
12:50 DELAMONTAGNE François, CHIA Danny, DOKA (AM) Victor
13:00 EDFORS Johan, JACQUELIN Raphaël, GARRIDO Ignacio
13:10 O’MALLEY Peter, DIXON David, SIDDIKUR A
13:20 LOWRY Shane, WEBSTER Steve, KJELDSEN Søren
13:30 WHITEFORD Peter, KAPUR Shiv, D’INCAU (AM) Nicolas
13:40 LEE Danny, KINGSTON James, LUNDBERG Mikael
13:50 WIEGELE Martin, FORSYTH Alastair, MORRISON James
14:00 CHOWRASIA S S P, COLES Robert, LAFEBER Maarten
14:10 HOEY Michael, NILSSON Christian, HEDBLOM Peter
14:20 PRICE Phillip, ELSON Jamie, AMACHER (AM) Edouard
14:30 MCEVOY Richard, LOCKERBIE Gary, PHADUNGSIL Chinnarat
14:40 GOYA Tano, LEONG Ben, BENZ (AM) Ken