Gros charges into lead at Imperial Lakeview

Fri 07 Feb 2014

Gros charges into lead at Imperial Lakeview

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Hua Hin, Thailand, February 7: Seb Gros of France kept up the chase for a Qualifying School Final Stage spot by posting a six-under-par 66 in the third round of the First Stage Section B on Friday.
The talented 24-year-old compiled a three-day total of 13-under-par 203 for a two-shot lead over Canadian Ryan Yip and overnight leader Jacobo Pastor of Spain who returned with 69 and 72 respectively at the Imperial Lakeview Golf Club.
Australian Michael Wright shot a 71 to take fourth place while compatriot James Gibellini carded a 69 to trail the leader by four shots on nine-under-par 207 total.
Meanwhile at the Springfield Royal Country Club, American Alex Kang posted a 68 to share lead with overnight leader Peter Vejgaard of Denmark on matching seven-under-par 206s.
American Sejun Yoon carded a 70 to stay two shots back of the leaders in third place while Australian Kalem Richardson trails by three shots on 209.
At the Royal Thai Army Sports Center, Australian Richard Caracella dominated the stage when he returned with a four-under-par 68 to lead by one shot over Americans Samuel Chien, Julian Suri and Smithti Teeratrakul of Thailand who signed for rounds of 67, 72 and 67 respectively.
Overnight leader Craig Hancock of Australian signed for a disappointing 75 to slip to fifth on 209 total.
After four rounds, the top 17% players from each venue will qualify for the all-important Final Stage which will be held at Imperial Lakeview and Springfield Royal next week.
The top-40 and ties from the Final Stage will earn playing rights on the new 2014 Asian Tour season.
Players who play in the Qualifying School are also eligible to play in the Asian Development Tour (ADT) which will be afforded with Official World Golf Ranking points.
For full Rd 3 Springfield Royal results, click here
For full Rd 4 Springfield Royal tee times, click here
For full Rd 3 Royal Thai results, click here
For full Rd 4 Royal Thai tee times, click here
For full Rd 3 Imperial Lakeview results, click here
For full Rd 4 Imperial Lakeview tee times, click here