Best & Worst: Bernd Wiesberger

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Andy Sullivan proves to be the Austrian's best mate...

Big Austrian Bernd Wiesberger gave us five minutes of his time to give us his ‘Best & Worst’ of European Tour life.

It turns out that Bernd has a soft spot for a certain Mr Sullivan…

Best part of being a professional golfer?

“I think the best thing is that you can’t put it down to one thing.

“We play great tournaments against great guys – great players, on great courses, in great championships, in great countries.

“So there’s a lot of great things about it!”

Worst part of being a professional golfer?

“Not seeing friends and family as much as you’d like to.

“Technology has made the world a lot smaller, but we’re on the road a lot.”

What’s your best shot?

“Probably the 330 yard drive down the middle!”

What’s your worst shot?

“I think a long bunker shot like 40+ yards are difficult to control the distance.

“Easily one of the toughest shots you can face.”

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Favourite playing partner?

“I’d probably have to say Andy Sullivan!

“He’s very funny guy!

“I remember playing in Dubai this year and he was shouting at his golf ball – ‘left, right, sit, go’ – at the same time. I was on the ground [laughing].”

Worst playing partner?

“Not particularly one person. I try to get along with everyone because we’re a big family out here.

“Just slow players – but nobody in particular!”

Funniest player on Tour?

“Andy Sullivan.

“We’ve got the same sense of humour and we’ve got paired up a lot this year. He’s a good lad.”

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Least funny player on Tour?

“Probably Thomas Bjørn if he’s just made a bogey!”

Best hair on Tour?

“Robert Rock.”

Worst hair on Tour?

“Tommy Fleetwood – right now – as in today!”

Worst career performance?

“It wasn’t too long ago! My first round in my home championship, in Austria.

“It’s part of the process of being a golf pro.

“Even at our level, your not safe from a bad round!”

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Best career performance?

“At my home event in 2012.

“The last 10 holes – they way I played there was the best under the circumstances and playing in front of a home crowd, friends and family.

“Given that I was a couple of shots back, to pick up the trophy was good.

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