Lockerbie, Liang tied for Singapore Masters lead

Updated: March 10, 2007, 9:04 AM ET
Associated Press

SINGAPORE -- Englishman Gary Lockerbie shot a 3-under 69 Saturday to share the lead with China's Liang Wenchong after three rounds at the Singapore Masters.

Lockerbie, who had seven birdies, is at 12-under 204 in the $1.1 million tournament, played on the Laguna National Golf and Country Club's Masters course.

Liang (68) finished the round with a birdie putt from 20 feet.

Overnight leader Jyoti Randhawa of India was one stroke off the lead after an even-par round in which he shot four birdies and four bogeys.

Malaysia's Iain Steel (71) and Ireland's Peter Lawrie (70) were two strokes back. Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee (69) and Englishman Simon Dyson (67) both had eagles on the par-5 8th hole and were tied for sixth at 9-under.

Englishman Nick Dougherty (66) shot seven birdies and one bogey to finish at 8-under, along with Australia's Terry Pilkadaris (67).

Defending champion Mardan Mamat was at 5 under.

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