5 Apr 2009

Broadhurst leads in Portugal, Brown tied for 11th

9:44 am on 5 April 2009

Britain's Paul Broadhurst is on course for his third Portuguese Open victory in five years.

Broadhurst grabbed two birdies in the last three holes to shoot a four-under-par 67 for a seven-under total of 206 after three rounds, one ahead of a trio of players - Britons David Lynn and Jamie Donaldson and Maarten Lafeber of the Netherlands.

New Zealand's Mark Brown is tied for 11th four shots back on 210 after rounds of 73, 68 and 69.