It's the Howie brothers 1-2 again with a round to go at Craigmillar Park
By COLIN FARQUHARSON
Halfway leader Craig Howie (Peebles), the 2012 Scottish boys' match-play champion, has extended his advantage over the field to three shots after a third successive round of four-under-par 66 for a tally of 12-under 198 with one round to go in the Craigmillar Park Open.
Young brother Darren Howie for the second time in the tournament had the lowest round score of 65 and is on 202.
Steven Stewart (Clydebank and District) is in third place on 205.
Both Howie brothers had an eagle 3 on their third-round scorecard.
Craig got his at the par-5 17th after his only bogey of the round at the 16th.
Darren eagled the 14th and followed that up with his fifth and sixth birdies of the round at the17th and 18th.
THIRD ROUND LEADERBOARD
par 210 (3x71) SSS 68. CSS 71 71
198 Craig Howie (Peebles) 66 66 66
202 Darren Howie (Peebles) 65 72 65
205 Steven Stewart (Clydebank and Dist) 69 68 68
208 Malcolm Pennycott (Royal Burgess) 66 73 67, Andy Utterson (Craigmillar Park) 66 71 71.
209 A J Minnikin (Alnmouth) 74 67 68, Andrew Ni (Murrayfield) 69 69 71, James White (Lundin) 67 68 74.
210 A J Sutherland (Cupar) 67 72 71
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