Lombard leads by 1 in Sun City, Oosthuizen tied for 2nd




  • In Sports/Golf
  • 2019-11-16 15:33:09Z
  • By The Associated Press

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) -- Zander Lombard will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge and is in position to win his first European Tour title at his country��s most prestigious tournament.

The 24-year-old South African, who led by two strokes overnight, ground out a level-par 72 in the third round on Saturday to move to 11 under par and stay ahead of compatriot Louis Oosthuizen (71) and Belgian Thomas Detry (69).

Lombard made a bogey on No. 6 and a double bogey on No. 8 but fought back on the back nine.

Oosthuizen opened the tournament with a 63 but had a 72 in the second round.

The former British Open champion is chasing his first Sun City crown.

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