O'Hara and Fisher share Czech Open lead

Scotland's Steven O'Hara shot a fantastic third-round 65 at the Czech Open to sit level with Oliver Fisher at the top of the leaderboard ahead of the final round tomorrow.

Scotland's Steven O'Hara shot a fantastic third-round 65 at the Czech Open to sit level with Oliver Fisher at the top of the leaderboard ahead of the final round tomorrow.

O'Hara had a quiet start to the week before storming up the leaderboard with seven birdies in a blemish-free third round while Englishman Fisher joined him in the clubhouse lead later on.

An eagle at the par-four 11th was the pick of the round for Fisher, who signed for a 68, although he dropped a shot after bogeying the 12th and the 22-year-old told europeantour.com he was having fun in Celadna.

He said: "I'm really enjoying my golf at the moment, and I've got a great caddie on the bag. I had a lot of fun out there - it's where you want to be, not struggling to make the cut.

"It's been a while since I've led a tournament, but I'm holding it together pretty well at the moment. I'm looking forward to it tomorrow. I've always held my own whenever I've been in contention in the past.

"Obviously I haven't won before, but I've given myself a good chance tomorrow, and that's all I can ask for. There are times this season when I haven't enjoyed being out there, so I'm going to make the most of it now. I've just got to stay in the present. What will be, will be."

O'Hara was also happy with his performance so far as the 31-year-old looks for his first win on the European Tour.

"I've been making my fair share this week, and my scores have reflected that," he said.

"My driving and greens in regulation stats have been pretty good, so if I could just become even an average putter, I probably wouldn't be struggling like I have done.

"I've been guilty of changing my putter every other week in the past, but I've found one I like and I'm in a good groove on the greens now, so I think I'm just going to stick with it."

Overnight leaders Mikael Lundberg and Jose Manuel Lara remain in contention despite disappointing third rounds with Lundberg tied third with Gary Boyd and Gaganjeet Bhullar on eight under. Lara is two shots further back, tied for sixth with Damien McGrane and David Drysdale.

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