A nightmare triple bogey on the 15th to Martin Dive has opened the tournament right up.
2206 NSW Open Champ Rick Kulacz is in the clubhouse at eight under, and is in the box seat with the final group left with three holes to play.
Martin still the man, but Choat threatening
Martin Dive still maintains a one-shot lead late on the final day of the South Coast Open.
Dive got it to nine under at one stage, however the Ryde Parramatta tyro gave a shot back on the tricky 13th.
Daniel Fox, the crafty West Aussie crept to within one of the lead, however an ill timed bogeys on the 12th and 13th may have stalled his run at the title.
Anthony Choat remains in second just one back of Dive
Wright move as Mike joins the mix
Michael Wright has joined the logjam second place, chasing Leader Martin Dive midway through the final round of the South Coast Open.
- 3.35pm: Choat Threatening
- 3.10pm: Wright on the move
- 2.05pm: Kulacz Joins the Fray
- 1.00pm: Leaders on Course
- 11.25am: Choi on a March
- 7.40am: Final Round underway
- Day One Wrap: Dive on Top
- Recap Queanbeyan: Lawson Laps the Field
Seven players are now just two shots back, including wright, Rick Kulacz, Matt Dowling, Daniel Fox, Josh Armstonrg Matt Millar and Anthony Choat.
Wilkin, Rankin and Gale are at four under, however, with holes running out, it could come down to someone from the chasing pack at five under.
2006 NSW Open Champ Rick Kulacz has joined the chasing pack, getting to five under par.
Overnight leader Dive has got to seven under, with Kulacz’s move however the chasing pack now numbers four: Armstrong, Kulacz, Millar and Choat.
Otehrs making a move include, Dubbo Region Open Champ Aaron Wilkin, who has got to four under courtesy of birdies on the 7th 8th, and 9th.
Leaders on course at Moruya
The leading groups are on course in the final round of the South Coast Open here at Moruya Golf Club.
Martin Dive, Anthony Choat and Mitch Gannon began their rounds at 12.40pm.
Former NSW Open Champions Rick Kulacz and Michael Wright have both made early moves, grabbing two birdies each in the opening three holes.
Brendan Jones, the Japanese Tour star and former Moruya Junior, has carded one of the rounds of the day, a five under 66. The move has seen him rocket up the leaderboard into 10th position.
Doey Choi has bounced back with a tidy four under 67 after her opening four over par effort. She is in 25th place.
Choi on a March
Doey Choi is posting one of the scores of the morning, currently three under par for her round through 14 holes.
The Concord Golf Club Champ, and freshly turned professional turned in three under – just 32 shots.
She has managed four straight pars to begin her back nine and is currently in a share of 40th place.
7.40am: Final round underway at Moruya
The final round has just begun in the South Coast Open here at Moruya Golf Club.
The early starters have been greeted with crystal clear morning with a hint of mist in the air.
Speaking of weather, conditions look likely to mean good all-day. The temperature is already climbing towards the twenties and should hit a warm 31 by mid-afternoon.
The afternoon players will get some wind to contend with. However, the predicted fresh sea breeze looks like it will only get to around 13 km/h at around 3 pm.
With the leading group of Dive, Gannon and Choat hitting the course at 11.40, fans can expect plenty of action. Twenty-seven players are in red figures, and although the Moruya layout held it’s own on day one, fans can expect to see plenty of birdies this afternoon.
Follow the action at NSWOPEN.COM , or better still, come on down to see a great day of golf here at Moruya.