Bradley Dredge takes 3rd round lead at Czech Masters

Bradley Dredge carded six birdies during Saturday's round.

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VYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic — Bradley Dredge shot a flawless 6-under 66 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead after the third round of the Czech Masters.

The Welshman, seeking his third European Tour victory, produced six birdies for an overall 12-under 204 at the Albatross Golf Resort near Prague.

His countryman and second-round leader Jamie Donaldson shot a 71 to sit tied for second with Soren Kjeldsen of Denmark (68), still on course to secure a spot on Europe’s Ryder Cup team.

Donaldson opened with an eagle on the par-5 first hole, but had a double bogey on the eighth and three more bogeys in his worst round of the tournament. He needs a top-seven finish guarantee a spot in next month’s match against the United States.

Stephen Gallacher, another Ryder Cup hopeful, also carded a 71 to sit four shots back.