Alfred Dunhill Links Championship R3

Danny Willett tops leaderboard heading into the final day

Alfred Dunhill 2021 R3
September 30 – October 03
Old Course St. Andrews, Carnoustie & Kingsbarns, Scotland
$5,000,000
Round 1, Round 2, Round 4

Alfred Dunhill 2021 R3 - Danny Willett tops leaderboard heading into the final day
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Englishman Danny Willett, who turns 34 on Sunday, signed for a bogey-free 66 at the Old Course to take a three-shot lead at 14-under in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.


Alfred Dunhill 2021 R3

“Early on we had a decent bit of wind. Downwind you always feel like you should take some of your chances,” said Willett.

“You need to drive it close and as soon as you get on the 12th tee you know you’ve got pretty tough conditions coming straight into the wind on them last six holes.

“But we played them in two under so we’re gaining – really hit it good on them the last six and gained a lot of shots coming in doing that.”


Alfred Dunhill 2021 R3

Overnight leader Tyrrell Hatton had a round of two halves, firing four consecutive birdies on the front nine and three consecutive birdies on the back nine to sign for a 71 and a share of second place alongside fellow Enlighman Richard Bland, who signed for a 64 in a round that featured six birdies, an eagle at the par-5 5th and a bogey at the par-4 16th. Irishmen Shane Lowry and a bogey-free John Murphy both shot 67 to join them at 11-under.


Alfred Dunhill 2021 R3

Dane Jeff Winther (69), a bogey-free Swede Joakim Lagergren (67) lie one further shot behind in sixth place at 10-under.

Daniel Gavins started the day in second place at 9-under and fired six birdies over the first fifteen holes but closed his round with a bogey and back-to-back double bogeys to close with a 71 for a share of sixth place.


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Alfred Dunhill 2021 R3

Pos
Player Name
Score
R1
R2
R3
Total
1
WILLETT, Danny
-14
67
69
66
2
BLAND, Richard
-11
69
72
64
LOWRY, Shane
-11
71
67
67
HATTON, Tyrrell
-11
64
70
71
MURPHY, John
-11
69
69
67
6
WINTHER, Jeff
-10
66
71
69
LAGERGREN, Joakim
-10
67
72
67
GAVINS, Daniel
-10
67
68
71
9
ARNAUS, Adri
-9
64
76
67
FERGUSON, Ewen
-9
65
73
69
11
FLEETWOOD, Tommy
-8
66
71
71
LAWSON, Deyen
-8
70
68
70
PAVON, Matthieu
-8
68
70
70
NOREN, Alex
-8
70
68
70
15
RAMSAY, Richie
-7
67
72
70
NIENABER, Wilco
-7
71
70
68
HØJGAARD, Nicolai
-7
70
68
71
SCHMID, Matti
-7
71
68
70
19
HORSCHEL, Billy
-6
69
73
68
COLSAERTS, Nicolas
-6
64
75
71
BURMESTER, Dean
-6
70
69
71
LI, Haotong
-6
64
72
74
OTAEGUI, Adrian
-6
67
73
70
PEPPERELL, Eddie
-6
68
71
71
SHINKWIN, Callum
-6
72
72
66
26
GRACE, Branden
-5
70
74
67
HOEY, Michael
-5
65
75
71
MIGLIOZZI, Guido
-5
68
72
71
BROBERG, Kristoffer
-5
71
71
69
SODERBERG, Sebastian
-5
68
74
69
QUIROS, Alvaro
-5
68
74
69
32
AIKEN, Thomas*
-4
69
72
71
BJERREGAARD, Lucas*
-4
70
70
72
HILL, Calum*
-4
73
69
70
DONALD, Luke*
-4
72
72
68
CAMPILLO, Jorge*
-4
70
73
69
CHANG, Yikeun*
-4
67
73
72
38
SIEM, Marcel*
-3
71
71
71
DRYSDALE, David*
-3
71
72
70
PIETERS, Thomas*
-3
72
70
71
BJÖRK, Alexander*
-3
74
69
70
DAFFUE, MJ*
-3
70
74
69
SURI, Julian*
-3
69
73
71
ENOCH, Rhys*
-3
72
69
72
FORREST, Grant*
-3
73
73
67
JONES, Ben*
-3
70
72
71
LEWIS, Tom*
-3
68
75
70
48
HARDING, Justin*
-2
69
75
70
KAYMER, Martin*
-2
69
72
73
GALLACHER, Stephen*
-2
71
68
75
48
HEBERT, Benjamin*
-2
74
72
68
LEE, Min Woo*
-2
71
73
70
HORSEY, David*
-2
73
69
72
FISHER, Oliver*
-2
68
70
76
CATLIN, John*
-2
68
72
74
FOX, Ryan*
-2
75
71
68
ARMITAGE, Marcus*
-2
69
75
70
SULLIVAN, Andy*
-2
73
72
69
MERRITT, Troy*
-2
67
73
74
RANKIN, Brett*
-2
71
72
71
61
LONG, Joe*
-1
74
69
72
215
WILSON, Oliver*
-1
69
74
72
215
LOMBARD, Zander
-1
70
76
69
215
CANTER, Laurie*
-1
67
73
75
215
MCEVOY, Richard*
-1
72
72
71
215
FISHER, Ross
-1
74
71
70
215
LORENZO-VERA, Mike*
-1
71
75
69
215
LANGASQUE, Romain
-1
65
76
74
215
BROWN, Steven*
-1
69
76
70
215
JORDAN, Matthew*
-1
72
75
68
215
COETZEE, George*
-1
71
74
70
215
72
SENIOR, Jack*
Par
68
75
73
216
STONE, Brandon*
Par
69
74
73
216
SHARMA, Shubhankar
Par
70
78
68
216
GUERRIER, Julien*
Par
70
74
72
216
GAGLI, Lorenzo*
Par
70
73
73
216
LEVY, Alexander*
Par
67
76
73
216
MEISSNER, Mac
Par
72
71
73
216
SYME, Connor
Par
71
75
70
216
MACINTYRE, Robert
Par
69
77
70
216
PEREZ, Victor
Par
71
73
72
216
MACPHERSON, Bryden*
Par
73
71
72
216
DUNNE, Paul
Par
67
75
74
216
SAMOOJA, Kalle
Par
75
69
72
216
OLESEN, Thorbjørn*
Par
72
74
70
216
86
HORSFIELD, Sam*
+1
69
75
73
217
KJELDSEN, Søren*
+1
71
74
72
217
JACQUELIN, Raphaël
+1
71
74
72
217
STALTER, Joël*
+1
70
73
74
217
PARATORE, Renato
+1
70
68
79
217
VEERMAN, Johannes
+1
69
76
72
217
SMITH, Jordan*
+1
70
73
74
217
SOUTHGATE, Matthew*
+1
70
73
74
217
94
SCHIETEKAT, Neil*
+2
73
76
69
218
KAWAMURA, Masahiro*
+2
70
75
73
218
WALTERS, Justin*
+2
71
72
75
218
ANTCLIFF, Maverick
+2
68
78
72
218
JANEWATTANANOND, Jazz
+2
66
83
69
218
CAÑIZARES, Alejandro
+2
71
75
72
218
ROZNER, Antoine*
+2
72
72
74
218
94
CABRERA BELLO, Rafa
+2
68
73
77
218
102
PAISLEY, Chris*
+3
70
73
76
219
BESSELING, Wil*
+3
68
78
73
219
VÄLIMÄKI, Sami
+3
71
73
75
219
KRUYSWIJK, Jacques*
+3
73
73
73
219
McGOWAN, Ross
+3
71
71
77
219
MERONK, Adrian
+3
74
74
71
219
WARREN, Marc
+3
73
71
75
219
BERTASIO, Nino
+3
67
74
78
219
HARRINGTON, Padraig
+3
75
75
69
219
ELVIRA, Nacho
+3
73
72
74
219
112
DETRY, Thomas
+4
72
74
74
220
KIEFFER, Maximilian*
+4
72
75
73
220
PORTEOUS, Haydn*
+4
69
77
74
220
WOOD, Chris*
+4
74
73
73
220
DE JAGER, Louis
+4
70
76
74
220
LEE, Taehee*
+4
73
75
72
220
HANSEN, Joachim B.
+4
72
72
76
220
LAMB, Matty
+4
71
73
76
220
LAW, David
+4
68
76
76
220
MOLINARI, Edoardo*
+4
72
75
73
220
PULKKANEN, Tapio*
+4
75
75
70
220
123
HANSON, Peter
+5
78
69
74
221
GEARY, Josh*
+5
70
78
73
221
SCHMIDT, Ben*
+5
72
73
76
221
SMYTH, Travis
+5
72
75
74
221
TARRIO, Santiago
+5
73
74
74
221
AHLERS, Jaco*
+5
72
76
73
221
ROUSSEL, Robin*
+5
77
71
73
221
LUITEN, Joost*
+5
68
82
71
221
HEND, Scott*
+5
69
72
80
221
132
ROCK, Robert*
+6
71
79
72
222
WARING, Paul
+6
71
77
74
222
JAMIESON, Scott*
+6
77
69
76
222
LAWRENCE, Thriston*
+6
72
76
74
222
FLANAGAN, Angus*
+6
70
77
75
222
FICHARDT, Darren*
+6
71
75
76
222
SCRIVENER, Jason
+6
74
73
75
222
139
HENSON, Berry
+7
67
77
79
223
IEREMIA, Denzel*
+7
76
75
72
223
VAN TONDER, Daniel*
+7
70
76
77
223
142
STORM, Graeme
+8
73
74
77
224
SANDHU, Ajeetesh
+8
71
77
76
224
DUBUISSON, Victor*
+8
72
74
78
224
LARRAZÁBAL, Pablo*
+8
69
77
78
224
BALLESTEROS, Javier*
+8
74
74
76
224
147
KINHULT, Marcus
+9
75
75
75
225
MORRISON, James
+9
71
75
79
225
SHARVIN, Cormac
+9
75
72
78
225
150
DYER, Jack*
+10
74
77
75
226
151
LAPORTA, Francesco
+11
77
72
78
227
152
CALDWELL, Jonathan
+12
72
81
75
228
SANTOS, Ricardo
+12
72
78
78
228
CHESTERS, Ashley
+12
72
78
78
228
155
PAPADATOS, Dimitrios
+13
70
78
81
229
NORRMAN, Vincent
+13
77
76
76
229
157
GREEN, Gavin*
+14
69
77
84
230
158
ROHWER, Martin
+15
75
80
76
231
YONGCHAROENCHAI, Suradit
+15
77
78
76
231
160
CHRYSTIE, Russell
+17
78
76
79
233
THIMBA JNR, Toto*
+17
78
77
78
233
162
HOWELL, David*
+18
76
79
79
234
163
CONRADIE, Ruan*
+19
79
78
78
235
164
PAVAN, Andrea
+21
74
84
79
237
BJØRN, Thomas*
+21
76
87
74
237
166
DA SILVA, Adilson
+22
78
80
80
238
W/D
DONALDSON, Jamie
+5
71
78
149
W/D
CROCKER, Sean*
Par
72
72
* Player started on the back nine