Maverick Antcliff – file photo European Tour

Queenslander Maverick Antcliff finds himself just two shots off the pace at the European Tour’s Cazoo Classic at the London Golf Club in Ash near London, the 28-year-old adding a second consecutive round of 68 to be tied in 5th place behind the leader Rhys Enoch of Wales and Dale Whitnell of Wales.

Antcliff, who is in his second season on the European Tour after graduating there via the China Tour in 2019, is currently in 59th place in the Race to Dubai rankings so the opportunity to consolidate his position in the top 60 who make it to the season ending Dubai World Championship event is not lost on him.

Antcliff was runner-up in the Canary Islands earlier this year and finished 11th in the European Open recently and is progressing nicely as he builds on his professional career after a collegiate career in the US.

Of the other Australasians to make the cut, New Zealander Ryan Fox is one shot behind Antcliff and tied for 8th and Victorian Bryden Macpherson is tied for 34th.

Neither of the two leaders, Enoch and Whitnell have won on the European Tour to date so Antcliff and Fox have an opportunity to further their cause this weekend.