Jason Day leads World Cup

2013-11-23 08:55
Jason Day (AP Photo)

Melbourne - Australian Jason Day shot a 5-under 66 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the World Cup at Royal Melbourne.

Day, who is playing in his first tournament since finding out eight of his relatives, including his grandmother, died in the Philippines typhoon Nov. 9, had a three-round total of 9-under 204.

Second-round leader Thomas Bjorn of Denmark shot 71 Saturday and is in second place, while American Matt Kuchar had 68 and was in third place, three behind.

Italy's Francesco Molinari moved up the leaderboard with a 66 and was fourth, while American Kevin Streelman had a 74 and is in fifth place, five strokes out of the lead.

Australia leads the World Cup team standings at 11-under, one ahead of the U.S.

Leading third round completed scores on Saturday at the ISPS Handa World Cup of Golf at Royal Melbourne.

204 Jason Day (AUS) 68-70-66

205 Thomas Bjorn (DEN) 66-68-71

207 Matt Kuchar (USA) 71-68-68

208 Francesco Molinari (ITA) 75-67-66 209 Kevin Streelman (USA) 66-69-74

210 Graeme McDowell (NIR) 72-71-67 Hideto Tanihara (JPN) 72-67-71 211 Adam Scott (AUS) 75-68-68 Kiradech Aphibarnrat (THA) 71-70-70 Stuart Manley, (WAL) 67-72-72 Ricardo Santos (POR) 69-69-73 212 Bernd Wiesberger (AUT) 71-72-69 Ryo Ishikawa (JPN) 71-71-70 David Hearn (CAN) 70-71-71 K J Choi (KOR) 67-74-71 Oscar Fraustro (PHI) 74-67-71 213 Miguel Angel Jimenez (ESP) 73-69-71 Danny Willett (ENG) 69-73-71 Gregory Bourdy (FRA) 72-69-72 Martin Laird (SCO) 67-72-74

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