Matthew Millar leads the way following the third round of the Ian Weigh Toyota Rockhampton Pro-Am, his round of 6- under 66 taking him to a two-shot lead over the field heading into the final round.
Rockhampton turned on a cold morning for round three of the Ladbrokes Pro-Am Series event with temperatures in the low single figure digits. By mid-morning players enjoyed perfect clear blue skies as the leading groups took to the Rockhampton Golf Club layout.
Millar’s round included two bogeys and four birdies on the front-9, making the turn 2-under par. Gaining further momentum on the back-9 Millar carded four birdies for 4-under 32 and a three-round total of 200.
“I only missed a couple of shots out there but they resulted in bogeys,” said Millar.
“I felt like I putted well today, probably the best I have all year. I’m starting to get that positive feeling back over my putts, which is nice.
“I really like the course and it’s in fantastic condition considering the region is currently in drought.
“I’m happy with where my game is and looking forward to the final round.”
Victoria’s Andrew Martin has played his way into contention courtesy of a solid round of 5-under 67, putting him in second place with one round still to play.
“I got off to a slow start on the front-9 but finished really strong on the final nine holes,” said Martin.
“I haven’t been playing very much over the last few months, I took some time off but now I’m back looking to play through to the end of the year.”
The next best placed professional is Andrew Campbell who shot the low score of the day to be in outright third position, Jacob Boyce is sitting 11-under in fourth and Tim Hart and Jack Wilson round out the top-5 on 10-under.
The final round of the Ian Weigh Toyota Rockhampton Pro-Am begins at 6.40am with the lead group including Millar and Martin are on course at 12.10pm.
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