Wilson leads by three in Scotland

Oliver WilsonOliver Wilson (11/4 – Outright Winner – In-Play) bounced back to form on Saturday to lead the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on -15 after a brilliant seven-under-par 65.

The Englishman, who had lost the opening day’s lead after a second-round 72, fired in five birdies and an eagle to move back to the top of the leaderboard going into Sunday.

Wilson has struggled in recent years and suffered a dramatic fall in the world rankings as a result, with the 34-year-old currently occupying the number 792 spot in the standings.

The Englishman enjoyed his most prolific spell in golf back in 2008 when four runner-up positions, the most notable coming in the BMW PGA Championship, helped the Mansfield-born professional secure a place in the Ryder Cup team.

Wilson will be hoping he can make the most of this three-shot lead heading into the final day’s play on Sunday to secure a first victory on the European Tour.

The overnight leader will be tracked hard by a group of four players in a tie for second on -12, with Tommy Fleetwood, Alexander Levy, Raphael Jacquelin and Rory McIlroy all in hot pursuit.

The world number one enjoyed his best round of the tournament so far after the four-time major winner fired in an eight-under-par 64 to move right back into contention.

Fleetwood, along with Louis Oosthuizen, carded the best round of the day as both players shot a sensational 10-under 62 to move into joint-second and ninth respectively.

McIlory is the firm favourite to win the title on Sunday despite being three shots behind and the Ryder Cup star is 13/8 for the victory, whilst Levy and Jacquelin are both 12/1 shots.

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