Gar­cia in lead

Sunday Territorian - - SPORT -

SPAIN’S Ser­gio Gar­cia opened up a four-stroke lead af­ter fir­ing a su­perb seven-un­der 65 in the third round of the $ 1 mil­lion Thai­land Golf Cham­pi­onship at Amata Spring Coun­try Club yes­ter­day.

The Span­ish star surged to 18-un­der for the tour­na­ment with eight birdies and just one bo­gey.

Match­ing Gar­cia’s 65 was Swe­den’s pre­tour­na­ment favourite Hen­rik Sten­son, who moved into joint se­cond place with In­dia’s Anir­ban Lahiri.

Joint overnight leader Justin Rose slipped back to fourth spot af­ter a dis­ap­point­ing 70.

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