Murless keeps lead at Johannesburg

Jan. 12, 2008 at 4:07 PM

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Mark Murless, playing on his home course, shot a 2-under-par 69 Saturday for a two-shot lead after three rounds of the Joburg Open in South Africa.

Murless was at 11-under 202 in the European Tour event. He has either led or been tied for the lead after each round at the Royal Johannesburg Golf Club.

Rookie Tyrone Ferreira, also with a 69, Pablo Larrazabal (70) and Sven Struver (66) shared second-place at 204.

Paul Waring, Garth Mulroy, Darren Clarke, Chris Williams, Magnus Carlsson and Ross McGowan were tied for fifth place at 205.

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