ISPS Handa Vic Open R3

Min-Woo Lee takes 3-shot lead into final day

February 06-09
13th Beach GC, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
AU$1,600,000
Round 1, Round 2, Round 4


Australia’s Min Woo Lee will take a three-shot lead into the final day of the ISPS Handa Vic Open after carding an impressive 68.


The 21-year-old completed a fine round in high winds at the Beach Course Club with a closing eagle to move to 15 under par for the tournament.

He holds a comfortable cushion over Marcus Fraser and Travis Smyth, who are tied for second.


French European Tour rookie Robin Sciot-Siegrist, who led after the second round, is five shots off the lead.

England’s Matthew Jordan is one shot further back, while Northern Ireland’s Jonathan Caldwell is in a tie for 38th, 10 shots off the pace.

“It was probably one of the best rounds I’ve ever played regardless of the score,” Min Woo told the European Tour website as he bids to seal his maiden professional title on home soil.


“I’ve hit it pretty solid. There were a couple of shots that were bad but that happens in 50-kilometre winds so I’m pretty happy and should be proud of the way I played.”

Min Woo’s sister, Minjee, a two-time winner of the tournament, was five shots behind 54-hole leader Ayean Cho in the women’s event.

A disappointing third round left Northern Ireland’s Stephanie Meadow tied for eighth, six shots off the lead.


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19th Hole
By GT Editor
Pos.
Player
Nat
To Par
R1
R2
R3
Total
1
Min-Woo Lee
AUS
-15
66
67
68
201
T2
Marcus Fraser
AUS
-12
70
65
69
204
T2
Travis Smyth
AUS
-12
65
67
72
204
T4
Anthony Quayle
AUS
-10
75
64
67
206
T4
Ashley Hall
AUS
-10
67
68
71
206
T4
Matthew Millar
AUS
-10
72
66
68
206
T4
Robin Sciot-Siegrist
FRA
-10
66
64
76
206
T8
Jediah Morgan
AUS
-9
66
67
74
207
T8
Matthew Jordan
ENG
-9
72
66
69
207
T8
Rikard Karlberg
SWE
-9
69
68
70
207
T8
Ryan Fox
NZL
-9
67
71
69
207
T12
Andrew Martin
AUS
-8
66
69
73
208
T12
Darren Beck
AUS
-8
69
70
69
208
T12
Jarryd Felton
AUS
-8
67
67
74
208
T12
Jason Scrivener
AUS
-8
68
71
69
208
T12
Nick Flanagan
AUS
-8
67
67
74
208
T12
Sami Vaelimaeki
FIN
-8
69
69
70
208
T12
Scott Arnold
AUS
-8
68
68
72
208
T12
Zach Murray
AUS
-8
66
69
73
208
T20
Benjamin Poke
DNK
-7
68
67
74
209
T20
Blake Collyer
AUS
-7
68
67
74
209
T20
Blake Windred
AUS
-7
69
69
71
209
T20
David Smail
NZL
-7
68
69
72
209
T20
Jake McLeod
AUS
-7
65
68
76
209
T20
Lucas Herbert
AUS
-7
70
69
70
209
T20
Matthew Stieger
AUS
-7
67
69
73
209
T20
Niklas Lemke
SWE
-7
70
67
72
209
T20
Richard Green
AUS
-7
70
69
70
209
T29
Alejandro Canizares
ESP
-6
63
71
76
210
T29
Ben Eccles
AUS
-6
68
70
72
210
T29
Cory Crawford
AUS
-6
70
68
72
210
T29
Daniel Hillier
NZL
-6
68
70
72
210
T29
Geoff Ogilvy
AUS
-6
67
67
76
210
T29
Hideto Tanihara
JPN
-6
70
67
73
210
T29
Josh Younger
AUS
-6
68
69
73
210
T29
Lincoln Tighe
AUS
-6
69
69
72
210
T29
Peter Fowler
AUS
-6
69
70
71
210
T29
Sam Horsfield
ENG
-6
70
67
73
210
T39
Brad Kennedy
AUS
-5
66
72
73
211
T39
Jonathan Caldwell
NIR
-5
67
67
77
211
T39
Luke Toomey
NZL
-5
71
68
72
211
T39
Matthew Griffin
AUS
-5
65
68
78
211
T39
Sebastian Garcia
ESP
-5
68
71
72
211
T39
Steven Jeffress
AUS
-5
67
72
72
211
T45
Ashley Chesters
ENG
-4
69
67
76
212
T45
Cormac Sharvin
NIR
-4
70
67
75
212
T45
Derek Ackerman
USA
-4
67
69
76
212
T45
Gareth Paddison
NZL
-4
67
71
74
212
T45
Lars van Meijel
NED
-4
68
67
77
212
T45
Martin Dive
AUS
-4
69
70
73
212
T45
Peter Lonard
AUS
-4
69
69
74
212
T45
Sean Crocker
USA
-4
67
70
75
212
T45
Wil Besseling
NED
-4
67
69
76
212
T54
Aaron Townsend
AUS
-3
69
70
74
213
T54
David Coupland
ENG
-3
70
69
74
213
T54
Hugo Leon
CHI
-3
68
68
77
213
T54
Justin Warren
AUS
-3
65
72
76
213
T54
Kevin Yuan
AUS
-3
69
68
76
213
T54
Michael Hendry
NZL
-3
67
69
77
213
T54
Shae Wools-Cobb
AUS
-3
67
67
79
213
T61
Aaron Cockerill
CAN
-2
66
71
77
214
T61
Brett Rankin
AUS
-2
70
67
77
214
T61
Denzel Ieremia
NZL
-2
70
68
76
214
T61
Steve Allan
AUS
-2
70
65
79
214
T65
Andre Lautee
AUS
-1
69
67
79
215
T65
Daniel Fox
AUS
-1
70
68
77
215
T65
Nick Cullen
AUS
-1
68
71
76
215
68
Ryan McCarthy
AUS
Par
68
71
77
216
69
Peter Wilson
AUS
1
67
70
80
217
T70
Andrew Evans
AUS
2
66
71
81
218
T70
Chang-Gi Lee
NZL
2
68
71
79
218
72
Robbie Morrison
SCO
6
69
70
83
222
CUT
Andrew Dodt
AUS
-4
70
70
140
CUT
Cameron John
AUS
-4
72
68
140
CUT
Connor Syme
SCO
-4
72
68
140
CUT
Daniel Gale
AUS
-4
72
68
140
CUT
David Law
SCO
-4
68
72
140
CUT
Haotong Li
CHN
-4
69
71
140
CUT
James Anstiss
NZL
-4
69
71
140
CUT
James Marchesani
AUS
-4
70
70
140
CUT
Kade McBride
AUS
-4
72
68
140
CUT
Kyle Michel
AUS
-4
69
71
140
CUT
Matt Jager
AUS
-4
71
69
140
CUT
Michael Sim
AUS
-4
69
71
140
CUT
Nick O’Hern
AUS
-4
70
70
140
CUT
Simon Hawkes
AUS
-4
67
73
140
CUT
Terry Pilkadaris
AUS
-4
68
72
140
CUT
Tom Power-Horan
AUS
-4
71
69
140
CUT
Brady Watt
AUS
-3
69
72
141
CUT
Callan O’Reilly
AUS
-3
73
68
141
CUT
Campbell Rawson
NZL
-3
74
67
141
CUT
Dale Brandt-Richards
AUS
-3
72
69
141
CUT
Garrick Porteous
ENG
-3
71
70
141
CUT
James Grierson
AUS
-3
71
70
141
CUT
John Catlin
USA
-3
70
71
141
CUT
Taylor MacDonald
FJI
-3
68
73
141
CUT
Wade Ormsby
AUS
-3
71
70
141
CUT
Brett Rumford
AUS
-2
70
72
142
CUT
Dale Whitnell
ENG
-2
72
70
142
CUT
Dale Williamson
AUS
-2
72
70
142
CUT
David Bransdon
AUS
-2
70
72
142
CUT
Dimitrios Papadatos
AUS
-2
69
73
142
CUT
Jordan Zunic
AUS
-2
69
73
142
CUT
Max McCardle
AUS
-2
72
70
142
CUT
Yu-Cheng Hsu
CHN
-2
70
72
142
CUT
Charlie Dann
AUS
-1
71
72
143
CUT
Janne Kaske
FIN
-1
73
70
143
CUT
Josh Geary
NZL
-1
75
68
143
CUT
Louis De Jager
RSA
-1
75
68
143
CUT
Blake Proverbs
AUS
Par
73
71
144
CUT
Daniel Nisbet
AUS
Par
71
73
144
CUT
Darius van Driel
NED
Par
71
73
144
CUT
Harry Bateman
NZL
Par
75
69
144
CUT
Jason Norris
AUS
Par
71
73
144
CUT
Josh Armstrong
AUS
Par
77
67
144
CUT
Louis Dobbelar
AUS
Par
70
74
144
CUT
Peter Cooke
RSA
Par
73
71
144
CUT
Aaron Pike
AUS
1
76
69
145
CUT
Alex Simpson
AUS
1
72
73
145
CUT
Andrew Schonewille
AUS
1
75
70
145
CUT
Hyun-Sik Kong
AUS
1
74
71
145
CUT
John Lyras
AUS
1
76
69
145
CUT
Quinton Howe
AUS
1
70
75
145
CUT
Ryan Woodward
AUS
1
74
71
145
CUT
Suradit Yongcharoenchai
THA
1
72
73
145
CUT
Anthony Marchesani
AUS
2
73
73
146
CUT
Maverick Antcliff
AUS
2
73
73
146
CUT
Dylan Perry
AUS
3
77
70
147
CUT
Josh Clarke
AUS
3
74
73
147
CUT
Matt Dowling
AUS
3
72
75
147
CUT
Peter O’Malley
AUS
3
72
75
147
CUT
Rick Kulacz
AUS
3
74
73
147
CUT
Yung-Hua Liu
CHN
3
72
75
147
CUT
Taylor Gill
NZL
4
70
78
148
CUT
Yi-Keun Chang
KOR
4
76
72
148
CUT
Ching-Hung Su
CHN
5
72
77
149
CUT
Jay MacKenzie
AUS
5
74
75
149
CUT
Joel Sjoeholm
SWE
5
77
72
149
CUT
Lloyd Radcliffe
AUS
5
78
71
149
CUT
David Micheluzzi
AUS
6
74
76
150
CUT
Linus Yip
AUS
6
74
76
150
CUT
Ryan Chisnall
NZL
6
72
78
150
CUT
Luke Brown
NZL
9
82
71
153
DSQ
Robert Hogan
AUS
Par
72
76
148