Date: January 27, 2008
Author: Sportal

Scott makes his move

Adam Scott has fired a seven-under par round of 65 to storm back into contention after the third round of the Qatar Masters in Doha. After plummeting down the leader board during the second round and beginning the weekend well back in the field, Scott is now in a tie for fifth at nine-under par only three strokes adrift of the leader Swede Johan Edfors. The Australian&aposs round was the equal best of the day and featured seven birdies, including five on the back nine holes, and no bogeys. The world No. 8, who is the highest ranked player in the field, is seeking his second Doha crown having first won the tournament back in 2002. Edfors held his nerve to complete a three-under par round of 69 and maintain a one stroke lead over Scot Andrew Coltart. Coltart, like Scott, was the big mover the day also shooting a seven-under par 65 to take his tournament total to eleven-under par. The 1998 Doha champion had an action packed third round featuring nine birdies and two bogeys. South African Charl Schwartzel and Swede Henrik Stenson are two strokes behind Edfors at ten-under par while Anton Haig and Ross McGowan are alongside Scott at nine-under. Australian Scott Strange is well back in the field at three-under par while Richard Green and Peter O&aposMalley are at even-par for the tournament. New Zealander Michael Campbell had a horror day finishing with a two-over par round of 74.