Saturday, 23 September 2017
The Portugal Masters course  (Getty Images)
The Portugal Masters course (Getty Images)

After a strong afternoon wind meant slightly tougher scoring conditions on Moving Day at the 2017 Portugal Masters, europeantour.com recaps the day in stats.

199 - Lucas Bjerregaard leads by one heading into the final round in Vilamoura after rounds of 66-65-68

3 - This is Bjerregaard's third European Tour 54-hole lead. His others were the 2015 UBS Hong Kong Open, where he eventually finished second, and the 2016 Volvo China Open, where he finished tied third

67.5 - The Dane's career scoring average on the Dom Pedro Victoria course through 13 rounds with ten of those sub-70

17 - Bjerregaard is tied first for birdies made so far this week on 17, along with Phachara Khongwatmai

51 - Nicolas Colsaerts and Sebastian Soderberg both made hay while the sun shone during the morning play, jumping 51 places up the leaderboard from the cut-line into a share of 12th thanks to seven under par rounds of 64

Nicolas Colsaerts

2 - Bogeys so far this week for Sebastian Soderberg. No one has dropped fewer shots.

8 - Double bogeys or worse on the par five 12th hole on Saturday and just one eagle

61 - Yardage of Russell Knox's hole-out eagle three with a lob wedge on the aforementioned 12th

70.16
- With gusty conditions on Saturday, the third round saw the highest scoring average of the week so far, albeit still 0.84 shots under the card

300 - Days of sunshine on average per year in the Algarve. We've seen some of its best this week...

Get Adobe Flash player

Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1BJERREGAARD, LucasDEN18-20
2WARREN, MarcSCO18-16
T3STORM, GraemeENG18-15
T3PEPPERELL, EddieENG18-15
T5GOUVEIA, RicardoPOR18-14
T5LIMA, José-FilipePOR18-14

European Tour Partners

  • Rolex
  • BMW
  • Emirates
  • Titleist

Media Centre

Official Partner

Official Suppliers

This website is © The PGA European Tour 1997 - 2017. PGA European Tour, Wentworth Drive, Virginia Water, Surrey, GU25 4LX. Registered in England No. 1867610.
All rights reserved. No reproduction, distribution or transmission of any information, part or parts of this website by any means whatsoever is permitted without the prior written permission of the PGA European Tour.