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Frittelli stays in contention in Mauritius, Atwal has share of the lead

Dylan Frittelli will lead the European Tour challenge as he goes in to the final round of the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open just a single shot behind the leaders. His fellow South African Louis de Jager caught Arjun Atwal at the summit after the Indian bogied the final hole at Heritage Golf Club, with the co-leaders sitting at 13 under par at the end of day three.

44 year old Atwal, who will captain his continent at next year's EurAsia Cup, had led from the start of the tournament after opening with a sparkling 62 to set a new course record.

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Jordan Zunic makes move on Gold Coast

Jordan Zunic carded a stunning 64 on day three at the Australian PGA Championship to equal the course record and take a three-shot lead into the final round at RACV Royal Pines Resort.

The Australian, who has a top ten finish at this event in 2016, began the day three shots off the lead but turned in 29 and when he made four birdies in a row from the 13th, the first 59 in European Tour history looked a very real possibility.

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Koreans surge ahead at Nagoya, Japan

The Korean LPGA Tour once again asserted their dominance in The Queens presented by Kowa at Miyoshi Country Club in Japan on Saturday.

The KLPGA team won eight of their nine singles matches in the international team event against three other teams from the Australian Ladies Professional Golf Tour (ALPG), LPGA of Japan (JLPGA) and Ladies European Tour (LET).

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Nasa Hataoka takes over the lead at LPGA International

In a normal tournament setting, the third round is also known as moving day. While this is anything but a standard tournament, there was plenty of drama on day three of LPGA Qualifying School Stage III at LPGA International.

In each of the first two rounds, eight players shot in the 60s. Today, 22 individuals reached that mark. In addition, 55 of the 165 in the field found themselves in the red. 

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Johnson and Pace soar to victory after eagle as Korea leads day one four-balls

The Korean LPGA Team made a clean sweep in their four-ball matches at Miyoshi Country Club on Friday to hold a healthy lead after the opening day of The Queens presented by Kowa in Japan.

“Today everyone was in great condition and we came out and posted some superb scores,” Kim said at a press conference afterwards, alongside the other captains representing the Korean, Japanese, Australian and Ladies European Tours. 

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Xiao seizes the lead at the Asian Golf Championship

Local prospect Bowen Xiao tamed the windy conditions to sign for a commendable five-under-par 67 and grab a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the KG S&H CITY Asian Golf Championship on Friday.

The 27-year-old Xiao, who is making his debut on the Asian Tour this week, took advantage of a solid front nine 32, highlighted by one eagle and two birdies, to sit atop the leaderboard on six-under-par 138 at the Kaikou Golf Club’s West course. 

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Atwal stays ahead at AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open

Arjun Atwal of India fired a one-under-par 70 to maintain his lead on a wind-swept day at the halfway stage of the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open on Friday.

The eight-time Asian Tour champion, who opened with a sizzling 62, totalled 10-under-par 132 to hold a one-shot advantage at the €1million (approximately US$1.07 million) event sanctioned by the Asian Tour, Sunshine Tour and European Tour. 

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Home hero Leishman shares lead Down Under

Marc Leishman carded an exceptional 65 to take a share of the lead on day two of the Australian PGA Championship on the Gold Coast.

The Australian began the day a shot behind co-overnight leader Adam Bland but joined him at 12 under thanks to an eagle and seven birdies, with countryman Bland carding a second consecutive 66.

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Canter and Frittelli close in on the lead in Mauritius

Laurie Canter and Dylan Frittelli are amongst the chasing pack who cut leader Arjun Atwal’s lead to a single shot going into the third round of the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open. India’s Atwal started the day with a four shot advantage after producing a course-record 62 at Heritage Golf Club on Thursday and a second round 70 took him to ten under par.

Early starters Frittelli of South Africa and Englishman Canter posted rounds of 66 to get within one shot of the leader, and another South African, Louis de Jager, joined them on nine under par in the afternoon.

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