Thornton shoots 65 for share of lead in France
SAINT-OMER, France -- Simon Thornton of Ireland shot a 6-under 65 to share a one-stroke lead with Tjaart Van der Walt of South Africa and Baptiste Chapellan of France after the third round of the Najeti Hotels Open on Saturday.
Thornton made two eagles, including a hole-in-one on No. 11, three birdies and a bogey for a 4-under 209 total. Chapellan shot a 69, while overnight leader Van der Walt had a 71.
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