Millar leads Australian Masters

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Australia's Matthew Millar shot a three under 68 for a seven-under total of 206 in windy conditions to lead by one shot after three rounds at the at the Australian Masters being played at Huntingdale on Saturday.

Leader after two rounds, Adam Scott, ended on a 77, five strokes behind after he bogeyed his opening hole and struggled all day.

In second place was Australia's Andrew Evans, who shot 70 and two strokes behind were four players tied for third place – Peter Senior (68), Michael Sim (68), John Senden (71) and Matthew Guyatt (73).

In Seventh place was the highest-placed non-Australian, American George McNeill who shot a 73 to be three shots back.

Peter Wilson, who shared the lead with Scott overnight, had a nightmare day on the course dropping to a tie for 24th place after going around in nine over.

Leading scores after three rounds:

1. Matthew Millar -7 (71, 67, 68) 206
2. Andrew Evans (68, 69, 70)
3. Peter Senior (70, 70, 68); Michael Sim (71, 69, 68); John Senden (69, 68, 71); Matthew Guyatt (69, 66, 73)
4. George McNeill (70, 66, 73)
5. Alistair Presnell (68, 71, 71); Daniel Fox (65, 74, 71); Brett Rumford (72, 64, 74)
6. Daniel Pearce (73, 69, 69); Michael Wright (72, 68, 71); Nick O'Hern (70, 70, 71); Bryson DeChambeau (Am) (69, 70, 72); Mathew Goggin (67, 70, 74); Adam Scott 64, 70, 77)