Mulroy leads Italian Open by one stroke

TURIN, Italy, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Garth Mulroy shot a 6-under 66 Saturday to take a 1-shot lead after three rounds at the Italian Open in Turin.

The South African bogeyed the third hole but then rattled off six consecutive birdies to finish at 17-under 199, one stroke better than Spain's Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, who shot 67 Saturday.


Two other Spaniards, Rafael Cabrera-Bello (65) and Pablo Larrazabal (66), were tied for third place at 201.

Phillip Price (66), Richard Bland (71), Nicolas Colsaerts (65), Gregory Bourdy (70), Martin Kaymer (67) and Matteo Manassero (65) were tied for fifth at 203.

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