Edfors clings to Qatar lead over Coltart

ASSOCIATED PRESS

DOHA, Qatar - Johan Edfors shot a 3-under 69 Saturday for a one-stroke lead after the third round of the Qatar Masters.

The 22-year-old Swede, who led by two shots overnight, totaled 12-under 204 at Doha Golf Club. One of the most improved players on the European Tour since 2006, Edfors had four birdies and one bogey.

Andrew Coltart of Scotland, the 1998 champion, had nine birdies and two bogeys in a 65 to trail by a shot.

Former champion Henrik Stenson of Sweden (67) and Charl Schwartzel of South Africa (69) are tied for third, two strokes back.

Former champion Adam Scott of Australia, Ross McGowan of England and first-round co-leader Anton Haig of South Africa were another shot back and tied for fifth.

Scores with relation to par from the thirdround of the Qatar Masters, played Jan. 26 at thepar-72, 7,388-yard Doha (Qatar) Golf Club (Note: a-amateur):

  1. Johan Edfors 69-66-69--204

    -12 2. Andrew Coltart 70-70-65--205

    -11 3. Charl Schwartzel 70-67-69--206

    -10 3. Henrik Stenson 69-70-67--206

    -10 5. Anton Haig 67-71-69--207

    -9 5. Ross McGowan 70-68-69--207

    -9 5. Adam Scott 69-73-65--207

    -9 8. Christian Cevaer 71-69-68--208

    -8 8. Rory McIlroy 71-71-66--208

    -8 8. Colin Montgomerie 71-68-69--208

    -8 11. Gregory Bourdy 70-71-68--209

    -7 11. Nick Dougherty 72-67-70--209

    -7 11. David Howell 70-68-71--209

    -7 11. Paul Lawrie 73-70-66--209

    -7 11. Damien McGrane 72-71-66--209

    -7 11. Steve Webster 72-70-67--209

    -7 17. Phillip Archer 71-70-69--210

    -6 17. Luke Donald 70-72-68--210

    -6 17. Alexander Noren 69-69-72--210

    -6 17. Anthony Wall 71-69-70--210

    -6 17. Lee Westwood 67-70-73--210

    -6 17. Oliver Wilson 72-68-70--210

    -6 23. Emanuele Canonica 73-68-70--211

    -5 23. Sergio Garcia 69-75-67--211

    -5 23. Jean-Baptiste Gonnet 71-72-68--211

    -5 23. Gregory Havret 73-70-68--211

    -5 23. Soren Kjeldsen 70-72-69--211

    -5 23. Jose Manuel Lara 71-72-68--211

    -5 23. Graeme McDowell 70-71-70--211

    -5 23. Francesco Molinari 71-70-70--211

    -5 23. Marc Warren 74-70-67--211

    -5 32. Thomas Bjorn 72-72-68--212

    -4 32. Oliver Fisher 72-73-67--212

    -4 32. Raphael Jacquelin 71-72-69--212

    -4 32. Thongchai Jaidee 71-71-70--212

    -4 32. Thomas Levet 74-67-71--212

    -4 32. Jyoti Randhawa 70-70-72--212

    -4 32. Marcel Siem 69-72-71--212

    -4 39. Simon Dyson 72-70-71--213

    -3 39. Ross Fisher 74-71-68--213

    -3 39. Barry Lane 73-71-69--213

    -3 39. Jean-Francois Lucquin 71-71-71--213

    -3 39. Louis Oosthuizen 72-70-71--213

    -3 39. Scott Strange 71-73-69--213

    -3 39. Sam Walker 70-73-70--213

    -3 46. Gonzalo Fdez-Castano 70-70-74--214

    -2 46. Soren Hansen 72-69-73--214

    -2 46. Peter Hanson 75-70-69--214

    -2 46. Miguel Angel Jimenez 74-71-69--214

    -2 46. Carlos Rodiles 74-70-70--214

    -2 51. Shiv Kapur 73-68-74--215

    -1 51. Robert Karlsson 71-74-70--215

    -1 51. Phillip Price 73-72-70--215

    -1 54. Seve Benson 72-70-74--216

    E 54. Robert-Jan Derksen 74-70-72--216

    E 54. Bradley Dredge 73-72-71--216

    E 54. Richard Finch 72-73-71--216

    E 54. Richard Green 75-70-71--216

    E 54. Simon Khan 73-72-71--216

    E 54. Rolf Muntz 73-71-72--216

    E 54. Peter O’Malley 72-70-74--216

    E 54. Miles Tunnicliff 73-71-72--216

    E 63. Martin Erlandsson 72-72-73--217
    + 1 63. Niclas Fasth 74-71-72--217
    + 1 63. Jose-Filipe Lima 73-71-73--217
    + 1 66. Michael Campbell 73-71-74--218
    + 2 66. Ricardo Gonzalez 74-71-73--218
    + 2 66. Jeev Milkha Singh 74-71-73--218
    + 2 69. Peter Lawrie 73-72-74--219
    + 3 70. Pelle Edberg 71-73-76--220
    + 4 71. Jean-Francois Remesy 72-73-76--221
    + 5 • • •



    Missed the cut



    72. John Bickerton 72-74--146
    + 2 72. Paul Casey 72-74--146
    + 2 72. Scott Drummond 72-74--146
    + 2 72. Mark Foster 72-74--146
    + 2 72. Stephen Gallacher 74-72--146
    + 2 72. Ignacio Garrido 75-71--146
    + 2 72. Joakim Haeggman 72-74--146
    + 2 72. Anders Hansen 72-74--146
    + 2 72. Andrew McLardy 75-71--146
    + 2 72. Henrik Nystrom 74-72--146
    + 2 72. Simon Wakefield 72-74--146
    + 2 83. Paul Broadhurst 69-78--147
    + 3 83. Ariel Canete 72-75--147
    + 3 83. Alastair Forsyth 75-72--147
    + 3 83. Marcus Fraser 72-75--147
    + 3 83. David Frost 74-73--147
    + 3 83. Garry Houston 73-74--147
    + 3 83. Mikko Ilonen 73-74--147
    + 3 83. Per-Ulrik Johansson 74-73--147
    + 3 83. Paul McGinley 77-70--147
    + 3 92. Fredrik Andersson Hed 76-72--148
    + 4 92. Julien Clement 77-71--148
    + 4 92. Peter Hedblom 72-76--148
    + 4 92. Gary Murphy 77-71--148
    + 4 92. Ian Poulter 75-73--148
    + 4 92. Zane Scotland 75-73--148
    + 4 98. David Griffiths 75-74--149
    + 5 98. Martin Kaymer 75-74--149
    + 5 98. Maarten Lafeber 75-74--149
    + 5 98. David Lynn 76-73--149
    + 5 98. Chapchai Nirat 73-76--149
    + 5 98. Lee Slattery 75-74--149
    + 5 98. Graeme Storm 77-72--149
    + 5 98. Jean Van de Velde 73-76--149
    + 5 98. Mads Vibe-Hastrup 77-72--149
    + 5 98. Tom Whitehouse 73-76--149
    + 5 108. Stephen Dodd 77-73--150
    + 6 108. Simon Hurd 75-75--150
    + 6 108. Sam Little 75-75--150
    + 6 108. Jonathan Moore 73-77--150
    + 6 108. Alvaro Quiros Garcia 76-74--150
    + 6 108. Scott Verplank 78-72--150
    + 6 114. Benn Barham 76-75--151
    + 7 114. Markus Brier 78-73--151
    + 7 114. Pablo Martin 78-73--151
    + 7 114. Carl Suneson 77-74--151
    + 7 118. Daniel Vancsik 75-78--153
    + 9 119. Mardan Mamat 79-75--154
    + 10 120. a-Othman Almulla 80-76--156
    + 12
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