Home train hope Chris Wood has fired a seven-below-par 65 to steer a posse of low-scoring challengers going into the final round of the Isuzu Queensland Initiating.
Wood’s 15-below total after three rounds has already matched the ticket Anthony Quayle assign to grasp last 365 days on the identical Pelican Waters direction outside Caloundra.
And there are 18 gamers inner five strokes of his lead.
Californian Derek Ackerman (68-69-65) and Newcastle’s Blake Windred (67-69-66) are the closest challengers, one within the reduction of Wood.
Quayle, aloof an out of doors likelihood to defend at 10-below, appears a moral mediate and he tipped sooner than the first round that 20-below will be this week’s successful in discovering.
Sydney’s Andrew Evans counseled that estimate after matching Woods’ third round 65 to be tied fourth with Pelican Waters local Shae Wools-Cobb (65).
“We now beget had four or five 65s at the present time so any individual goes to get to 20-below. It is very bunched at the tip so the winner may presumably well reach from wherever,” Evans stated.
Wood had seven birdies and no blemishes on his card and stated belief received from his breakthrough grasp at last month’s Victorian PGA will abet.
“I am going to plot reduction on that beget. Someone can exit and shoot a low quantity here,” 30-365 days-feeble Wood stated.