Date: December 08, 2012
Author: Golf Australia

Halfway Home Round 3

Halfway through Round 3 at The 2012 Emirates Australian Open at The Lakes and it appears Tom Watson&aposs title charge is over. Watson rolled back the years yesterday to shoot a 4-under 68 but he fell out of contention with 4 bogeys on the front nine, and although he managed 2 birdies coming home – he still finished with 6-over 78 for Round 3. For the full up to date leaderboard during Round 3 check out our Live Scores The leaders are away as we update at 1:15pm, with John Senden struggling early, dropping shots on the 1st and 2nd holes to trail Marcus Fraser by 2 shots now. Fraser dropped a shot of his own on the 2nd, allowing playing partner Brendan Jones to share the lead at 5-under. Follow all the scores and latest news on the course or at work by downloading the Official Emirates Australian Open iPhone App here The two movers for today are Stuart Appleby who is now 4-under the card thanks to a 3-under round through 11 today. Geoff Ogilvy has also given himself a chance with an eagle on the Par 5 17th, to put himself 3-under for the day and 2-under for the tournament. Another mover is unheralded Aussie Kieran Pratt who is 2-under for today and now equal 3rd at 4-under with Cameron Percy, Gareth Paddison and Justin Rose – who are all 1-under early in their rounds today. Fan favourite Adam Scott birdied the 11th to get back to 2-under for the tournament. Make sure you visit us throughout the afternoon for more coverage of The Emirates Australian Open from The Lakes in Sydney. Round 3 Current Leaderboard at 1:00pm Tied-1st – Marcus Fraser, Brendan Jones (-5) Tied-3rd – Stuart Appleby, Kieran Pratt, Cameron Percy, Gareth Paddison, Justin Rose (-4) Tied-8th – Josh Geary, Rory Hie, Richard Green, Matthew Goggin, Steve Jones, Nick Cullen, John Senden (-3) Join in the conversation about the tournament via our Social Hub