Bourdy makes his move
Article posted: 27 July 2012
Gregory Bourdy moved into the Lyoness Open top ten after navigating 27 holes on the third day in six under par.
After thunder and lightning curtailed Thursday’s play, Bourdy, who resumed on one under after nine, finished his weather-delayed second round with a three under 69 before firing a four under 68 in his third.
The Frenchman is tied ninth at Diamond Country Club on nine under.
Chris Wood shot a 69 in his second round before following that with a two under 70. He is tied 20th on six under.
Danny Denison is poised one shot behind on five under following a level par 72.
Ross McGowan started the day in fine style, birdieing six of his final ten holes to post a six under 66 in his second round. However, he followed that with a 75 and is two under overall.
Romain Wattel is three under for the tournament following a 69 second round and level par 72 in his third.
At the English Challenge, Matthew Nixon is tied fourth on seven under. Espen Kofstad, who won his first Challenge Tour title at the Acaya Open last week, is tied tenth on six under.
Nick Dougherty is tied 13th on five under, while Peter Uihlein is one shot behind in tied 18th. Chris Lloyd and Simon Wakefield are two under.
Charl Schwartzel is one under at the RBC Canadian Open, while Christina Kim shot a five under 67 in her Evian Masters secound round to go four under for the tournament.