Jack McDonald and Rebecca Gibbs streaking ahead
He opened with that score on Tuesday and had two more of the same yesterday in the second and third rounds to lead with a three-over-par tally of 219. He increased his first-round lead by one to six shots.
Gibbs was four under par for the day with rounds of 70 (-4) and 74 (level).
Her rounds included 13 birdies, which were the results of some excellent chipping and putting.