Bernd Wiesberger leads by 1
VILAMOURA, Portugal -- Bernd Wiesberger of Austria birdied six of seven holes in one stretch Saturday, finishing with a 6-under 65 for a one-stroke lead after three rounds at the Portugal Masters.
Wiesberger, who started his birdie run at No. 8, was at 13-under 200. England's Ross Fisher, who was in the lead at the start of the third round, shot a 2-under 69 and is right behind the Austrian.
Portugal Masters Leaderboard
1. Wiesberger (-13)
2. Fisher (-12)
T-3. Finch (-9)
T-3. Campbell (-9)
T-3. Lowry (-9)
• Complete scores
The 27-year-old Wiesberger will try to close out his third European Tour win of the season Sunday at the Oceanico Victoria Golf Course. He's at 13-under 200 for the tournament.
"I played beautifully on the back nine," he said. "After seven holes I was not thinking about a 65. I had some horrible wedges early on but I grinded through that and hit better shots around the turn."
Fisher played through pain from a strained ligament in his left foot that he injured early Friday.
"It was heavily bandaged and I tried to take the weight off it as much as I could," Fisher said. "It's quite bruised, but the swelling is not as bad as I was told it might be.
"I'm disappointed to drop a shot on the last. I tried to keep my neck out in front, but there's still a lot of golf to play."
Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press
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