Eyeing ‘huge’ second, Paul Casey going for gold Sunday in Tokyo
KAWAGOE, Japan – Paul Casey has made no secret of his ardour for the Olympic Video games, and due to a third-round 66 he’s poised to satisfy the last word objective of successful a medal. However not simply any medal.
Casey is tied for third place with Mexico’s Carlos Ortiz at 12 beneath par, which was simply two pictures off the lead held by Xander Schauffele but in addition solely 5 pictures away from an 11-way tie for 17th. For the overwhelming majority of athletes on the Olympics, that might be a main place for a spot on the rostrum, however not Casey.
“I believe [golf in the Olympics] will get knocked fairly a bit, would not it?” Casey stated. “It is like why do we want it, all this sort of stuff, however the guys which might be listed below are very conscious what this implies to 1 individual. It is going to be three medals, however to the gold medalist tomorrow it is huge.”
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Casey’s caddie John McLaren echoed these ideas: “He’s come to win a gold [medal].”
However that doesn’t imply the Englishman doesn’t respect the worth of a silver or bronze.
“Each night time at dinner somebody from Group [Great Britain] is available in with a medal and everybody stands and cheers,” McLaren stated. “It’s superb. Simply to be part of that is unbelievable and everybody appreciates that.”