Fernandez-Castano, Edberg lead in Spain

Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano at the 2009 Volvo China Open.
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano at the 2009 Volvo China Open. ( Associated Press )

Monday, January 31, 2011

SON SERVERA, Spain – Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano of Spain three-putted the last hole Saturday to slip into a tie for the lead with Sweden’s Pelle Edberg after the third round of the Mallorca Open.

Fernandez-Castano shot a 2-under 68, joining Edberg at 4 under overall heading into the final round at the 6,915-yard Pula Golf Club. Edberg followed up his second-round 64 with a 71, mixing three birdies with four bogeys.

James Kingston of South Africa, who shared the lead with Edberg after the second round, fell back to sixth after a 74.

Scott Hend of Australia is one shot off the lead after a 66.

Sweden’s Peter Hanson and Spain’s Alejandro Canizares were two shots back in fourth, while England’s Chris Wood was sixth alongside Kingston and Mark Haastrup of Denmark.

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