Siem, Carlsson reach match play semis
Sweden's Johan Carlsson plays his second shot at the 1st hole during day four of the Scottish Open at Dundonald Links, Troon, Scotland, Sunday July 16, 2017. (Mark Runnacles/PA via AP)
BAD GRIESBACH, Germany (AP) Home favorite Marcel Siem came from behind and defeated Robert Rock on the first extra hole to advance to the semifinals of the Paul Lawrie Match Play on Saturday.
Siem was two behind the Englishman going into the last four holes but leveled it up with birdies on the 15th and 16th before sealing victory on the 19th.
The German, who defeated Belgium's Thomas Detry 3 and 2 in the last 16 earlier Saturday, will face Johan Carlsson next as he seeks his fifth European Tour title.
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