Murless shoots 69, maintains lead at Johannesburg Open

Updated: January 12, 2008, 1:15 PM ET
Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Mark Murless shot a 2-under 69 Saturday to extend his lead to two strokes after the third round of the Johannesburg Open.

Murless is at 11-under 202 going into Sunday's final round, with three players tied for second -- Sven Struwer, Pablo Larrazabal and Tyrone Ferreira.

Murless had four birdies and two bogeys, while Struwer had a 5-under 66 with an eagle, five birdies and two bogeys. But the round of the day came from Ross McGowan, whose 64 vaulted him into a share of fifth place with Darren Clarke (67).

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