Scott Hend picked up four shots in his last five holes to finish at 14 under and take a one-shot lead into the final round of the KLM Open on Saturday.
The Australian eagled the par-5 15th and birdied the last, while Italian Nino Bertasio had a double-bogey seven on the 18th to slip to second place at 13 under. Bertasio bogeyed the final hole also on Friday when he had a chance to take the lead.
The 2013 KLM Open champion, Dutchman Joost Luiten, shot his first bogey of the week on the par-3 16th but made up for it with a birdie on the 18th to move into a four-way tie for third place at 11 under.
South African Brandon Stone shot an 8-under 63 at The Dutch to take him to 10 under.