Pieters pushes lead to 2 in Spain


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Girona, Spain (SportsNetwork.com) - Thomas Pieters managed a 1-under 71 on Saturday and that helped him extend his lead to two strokes after three rounds of the Open de Espana.

Pieters, who will go for his first European Tour title on Sunday, finished 54 holes at 7-under-par 209.

Miguel Angel Jimenez, who won his Champions Tour debut a month ago, shot 3- under 69 and moved into second place at minus-5.

Richard Green and Chris Wood both carded 69s in round three. They were joined in third place at 4-under-par 212 by Richie Ramsay (71).

Ross Fisher (67) and Joost Luiten (74) headline a group of five players that share sixth place at minus-3 at PGA Golf de Catalunya.


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