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Edfors Leads Qatar Masters Golf by One


Sweden's Johan Edfors has a one-stroke lead over Andrew Coltart of Scotland after the third round of the Qatar Masters golf tournament in Doha.

Edfors had four birdies and one bogey in a third round of 3-under-par, 69. He is now 12-under-par, 204 for the tournament.

Coltart fired a 7-under-par 65 in his third round Saturday, including nine birdies and two bogeys. The Scotsman is 11-under-par 205 for the tournament.

Former champion Henrik Stenson of Sweden and South Africa's Charl Schwartzel are tied for third place at 10-under-par (206). Stenson, the 2006 winner, shot a 5-under-par, 67 in his third round while Schwartzel had a 3-under-par, 69.

The tournament is being played on the Doha Golf Club course, a par-72 layout that measures 6,755 meters. This week's winner earns nearly $420,000.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP.

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