Trio tied for lead in Norway

8/14/2011 11:03:23 AM
Andrew McArthur  (EuropeanTour)
Andrew McArthur (EuropeanTour)

There was a three-way tie for the lead midway through the final round of the Norwegian Challenge, with Scotsmen Craig Lee and Andrew McArthur and Englishman James Hepworth all on ten under par.

Lee and McArthur were both two under for the day, the former eagling the par five third before a birdie at the fifth and a bogey at the sixth, while the latter had back to back birdies at the third and fourth.

Hepworth was level par for the round with a birdie at the third and a bogey at the seventh, while Francis Valera of Spain was one under through nine holes and nine under overall.

Five players were at eight under – Chris Doak, Florian Praegant, James Heath, Branden Grace and Simon Thornton.