Date: June 23, 2013
Author: Australian Ladies Professional Golf

Hillier and Campbell tied 6th after third round

WA&aposs Whitney Hillier and ACT&aposs Nikki Campbell are right in the mix following the third round of the Allianz Ladies Slovak Open presented by Respect. Whitney Hillier had 5 birdies and 2 bogeys on route to a third round score of 3 under par (69). She is currently tied 6th with 2 under par total. Nikki Campbell, who was the co-leader after the first round had an impressive comeback with an eagle on the par 5 4th hole, 3 birdies and 2 bogeys for a third round score of 3 under par (69). Campbell is also on tied 6th. Gwladys Nocera of France moved into the outright lead following a dramatic third day. The 10-time Ladies European Tour winner finished at 7 under par having carded a 71 on the Gray Bear course at Golf Resort Tal . Having started the day tied with the defending champion, Line Vedel, Nocera grabbed the outright lead on the first hole after Vedel retired with a back injury. The 24-year-old Dane hit her first two shots before crippling pain got the best of her and she drove home devastated.The 38-year-old Nocera then ended up playing the last group in a two-ball with Swedish rookie Camilla Lennarth. The other Australian in the field, Rebecca Artis maintained consistent form with a 2 over par (74) third round score to be tied 7th, even par total. Due to the threat of thunderstorms on Sunday afternoon, as per the third round, the fourth round will be played from a two-tee start commencing at 7am local time.