`Local hero` Jason Day leads Golf World Cup after three rounds
Sydney: Australian golfer Jason Day has claimed a 1-stroke lead at the World Cup of golf after he birdied three of his last six holes on Saturday.
According to the Fox News, second-round leader Thomas Bjorn managed just an even-par 71 during his third round to sit in the second place at 8-under 205.
Matt Kuchar (68) is in third at 6-under, while Francesco Molinari (66) owns fourth at minus-5 and Kevin Streelman (74) is fifth at 4-under, the report said.
Graeme McDowell (67) and Hideto Tanihara (71) share sixth place at 3-under 210, the report added.
Day`s move to the top of the leader board caused Australia to jump ahead of the United States for the lead in the team portion of the competition with a combined score of 11-under-par 415, according to the report.
The American team of Streelman and Kuchar sit a shot back at 10-under, the report mentioned.