Adam Scott turned a frustratingly flat line late for most of Saturday in an upward direction late holing a stunning final hole eagle to seize the lead and continue his pursuit of a second Australian Open.
After shooting a 63 on Friday, Scott’s Saturday scorecard hardly moved as Poland’s Adrian Meronk went on a birdie blitz to equal the course record the Australian star fired the day before.
But two back nine birdies began a move which ended with the eagle, met by raucous applause on the 18th hole just before 7pm as Scott recorded a three-under 67 to move to 11-under, one ahead of Meronk after an extra-long day of third rounds drew frustration from some.
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