GOLD COAST, Australia – 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.