Saturday, 03 October 2015
Thorbjorn Olesen  (Getty Images)
Thorbjorn Olesen (Getty Images)

A return to form for Thunderbear, a King of the Waves, a former German footballing superstar and more. We recap Moving Day at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship - in numbers.

21 - Birdies for Thorbjorn Olesen over the first three days in Scotland. The Dane leads by three with 18 holes to come.

5 - Cuts made in 18 starts coming into the Dunhill Links for Olesen in a pleasing and timely upturn in form.

11 - ASP World Surfing Tour Championship wins for Olesen's amateur partner, American Kelly Slater. The pair are tied ninth in the team competition going into the final day.

12 - Months since Olesen's last win - at the ISPS HANDA Perth International - where he also led by three after 54 holes

50 - Holes without a bogey for Florian Fritsch as the German shot a third day 63 at Kingsbarns to surge into contention

67 - From Benjamin Hebert at Carnoustie on Saturday - the joint lowest round of the week at the Nasty (along with Alejandro Canizares on Friday)

28 - Front nine score of Joakim Lagergren, who shot a low round of the week in a ten under par 62 at Kingsbarns

81 - Places Matthew Nixon jumped up the board thanks to a nine under par 63 at Kingsbarns - the biggest mover on Moving Day

42 - International goals for former Germany footballer Michael Ballack, who co-leads the team event with Fritsch on -30

63 - For 2014 champion Oliver Wilson on Saturday. He missed the cut by one stroke.

61 - Players made the cut at six under par or better.

71.29 - The average score on the Old Course over the first three rounds

69.19 - The average score at Kingsbarns

72.44 - The average score at Carnoustie

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1OLESEN, ThorbjørnDEN18 R4-18
T2KOEPKA, BrooksUSA18 R4-16
T2STROUD, ChrisUSA18 R4-16
T4WOOD, ChrisENG18 R4-15
T4WIESBERGER, BerndAUT18 R4-15
T4LAGERGREN, JoakimSWE18 R4-15

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