Scott shares third round lead

2014-12-13 09:07
Adam Scott (AFP)

Gold Coast - Defending champion Adam Scott and fellow Australians Scott Strange and Wade Ormsby were tied for the lead after three rounds at the Australian PGA championship, with American Boo Weekley one stroke behind.

Scott shot a 3-under 69 on Saturday while Strange and Ormsby had 71s for 54-hole totals of 10-under 206 on the Royal Pines resort course.

Weekley, playing in Australia for the third time in four weeks, also shot 69 and was tied for fourth with Australian Jason Scrivener, who shot 68.

American Scott Stallings shot 68 and was tied for seventh, four strokes behind.

Australian Jarrod Lyle, back playing regularly after recovering from his second bout of leukemia, shot 70 and was in a group tied for ninth at 5-under, five behind.

Scores (Australian unless stated):

206 - Adam Scott 68-69-69, Scott Strange 69-66-71, Wade Ormsby 68-67-71

207 - Jason Scrivener 73-66-68, Boo Weekley (USA) 66-72-69

208 - Michael Hendry (NZL) 70-71-67

210 - Scott Stallings (USA) 72-70-68, David Smail (NZL) 68-71-71

211 - Rory Hie (INA) 71-71-69, David Bransdon 73-70-68, Jarrod Lyle 69-72-70

212 - Brendon De Jonge (ZIM) 71-71-70, Matthew Giles 73-69-70

213 - Peter Cooke 70-72-71, Greg Chalmers 71-71-71, Brett Rumford 72-71-70, Cameron Smith 74-68-71, Geoff Drakeford 73-68-72, Michael Wright 71-73-69, Jun Seok Lee 73-68-72, Robert Allenby 72-69-72, Kristopher Mueck 71-68-74, Ryan Fox (NZL) 70-74-69

Selected scores:

215 - Ryan C Carter (USA) 73-71-71

216 - Jin Jeong (KOR) 65-74-77

217 - Ratchapol Jantavara (THA) 69-72-76

218 - Garrett Sapp (USA) 75-68-75, Conrad Shindler (USA) 72-72-74

219 - John Young Kim (USA) 72-71-76

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