#WS6Perth Rd 3: What they said

Sat 18 Feb 2017

#WS6Perth Rd 3: What they said

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Perth, Australia, February 18: Read what players have to say after their third round at this week's ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth on Saturday.
Brett Rumford (Aus), Third round 68 (-4), Total 199 (-17)
The format is the format. But someone has to lead this qualifier.  My main focus now is obviously tomorrow, find out who I'm paired with and just go out with all guns blazing. My main focus was really just to try and replicate the stroke play format and see how my swing and how I just handle the situation under pressure.
Louis Oosthuizen (Rsa) Third round 67 (-5), Total 204 (-12)
Match play is a different ball game. Your opponent can start really fast and you can be in trouble.  So it's all on how your opponent is also going to play. It will be a bit of a different mindset starting out tomorrow. I think from the first hole it will be like playing the last hole of a tournament. You need to focus pretty hard to get off to a quick start because it's only six holes, but it should be fun, should be fun to see how it plays out. I think everyone's going to be quite aggressive tomorrow and go at pins, but match play is funny because your opponent can go to the pin and he can get it in a horrible spot and you're thinking he's going to struggle making par, and then all of a sudden you change the way you're playing that hole. So it's all going to be one on one with your opponent and not so much playing the golf course.
Johannes Veerman (Usa), Third round 70 (-2), Total 205 (-11)
I had a late tee time today, later than what I’ve been used to. So I was sitting around all day and thinking about the shots I had to make. I was feeling a bit of pressure today as ideally I wanted to make it into the top-eight but it’s still okay as I’m in the top-24 now and that’s all that matters. I’m ecstatic.
Casey O’Toole (Usa), Third round 70 (-2), Total 207 (-9)
It felt really good after my early struggles in the week. I hung in there all week and I was especially proud of how I played today. I like matchplay and this new format will be interesting. I going to play how I’ve been playing all week and I’m glad I can be among the 24 players playing in this inaugural format in Perth.
Sam Brazel (Aus), Third round 66 (-6), Total 208 (-8)
I did a lot of things right today. The wind was not as strong as the last few days and it was nice to put a good score on the board. I’m glad I made it through the play-off and I’m looking forward to tomorrow. I’m happy to play anyone tomorrow and we’ll see what happens.
Phachara Khongwatmai (Tha), Third round 68 (-4), Total 208 (-8)
For me no pressure to play golf, yeah, I just play and fun to play golf here. I knew I still had the chance after making bogey in the first hole. I hit a very bad drive but I was confident when I had another chance. I was very unlucky not to get that birdie in the second play-off hole but when it came to the third hole, I was not nervous. I’m looking forward to tomorrow.
 Jeev Milhka Singh (Ind), Third round 70 (-2), Total 208 (-8)
This is a very good format and it’s very exciting. You’re used to making the cut after two days and now you’re trying to make another one after three days followed by a matchplay. But it’s going to be fun. I’ve been involved in several matchplay in my professional career including captaining Team Asia in the EurAsia Cup last year. I like to play aggressive golf and it’s going to be fun. I like matchplay format as you can put the pressure on the other person and making sure you hit the second shot close to the hole.