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

- 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...

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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
2WARREN, MarcSCO18-16
T3STORM, GraemeENG18-15
T5GOUVEIA, RicardoPOR18-14
T5LIMA, José-FilipePOR18-14

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