Joost Luiten couldn't give the home crowd the thrills they craved but a 2-under-par 33-36=69 in round three of the KLM Open at The Dutch kept him on track to win the tournament for the second time in four years.
Local hero Joost Luiten means business at the KLM Open in the Netherlands and blitzed The Dutch for a 7-under-par 32-32=64 in Friday's second round, moving up 30 spots on the live leaderboard to T2.
Joost Luiten has plenty in his favour as he pegs it up in this week's KLM Open at The Dutch in Spijk.
Joost Luiten hasn't made the top 40 in four previous starts but has plenty of good form heading into the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon in Scotland.
Joost Luiten pieced together a 1-under-par 33-37=70 in Friday's second round at the Open de France and, at 3-under 139, is just two shots off the pace going into the weekend.
Joost Luiten painted Gut Larchenhof red and yellow with a second round 5-under-par 33-34=67 at the BMW International Open.
Joost Luiten had to settle for a 1-under-par 37-34=71 in his second round at the Lyoness Open in Austria although it kept him inside the top 10.
Joost Luiten has never finished outside the top three in the Lyoness Open and is on track to maintain that record after shooting a 3-under-par 32-37=69 in Thursday's first round.
First-round co-leader Joost Luiten put in reverse down the stretch at the BMW PGA Championship on Friday and had to settle for a 2-over-par 74.
Afternoon starter Joost Luiten made it a three-way tie atop the first-round leaderboard at the BMW PGA Championship after shooting a 7-under-par 31-34=65.
Joost Luiten's imperious form shows no sign of wilting, as he posted a 5-under-par 33-34=67 in round one of the Volvo China Open.
Joost Luiten is favorite with the bookmakers to land this week's Volvo China Open at Topwin Golf & CC in Beijing.
After a solo second in last week's Open de Espana, Joost Luiten posted T2 at the Shenzhen International after wrapping up his weather-hit week in China with a bogey-free 4-under-par 35-33=68.
Joost Luiten dismantled the layout on his way to a second round 6-under-par 30-36=66 at the Shenzhen International, for a 36 hole total of 10-under 134, good enough for second, three behind leader Soomin Lee, after the early wave of finishers.