Australia takes lead in Golf World Cup as Jason Day shines in third round

ANI| Updated: Nov 23, 2013, 15:02 PM IST

Sydney: Australia has jumped ahead of the United States for the lead in the team portion of the Golf World Cup with a combined score of 11-under-par 415.

According to a News Channel, the American team of Streelman and Kuchar, sit a shot back at 10-under.

Australian golfer Jason Day 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 report.

Meanwhile, second-round leader Thomas Bjorn managed just an even-par 71 during his third round to sit in second place at 8-under 205, the report mentioned.

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.