Kiwi golfer Tim Wilkinson's made a strong move up the leaderboard during the third round of the PGA Tour's Texas Open.

Wilkinson's gone five-under through nine holes in his round, to be tied for 10th at five-under overall.

Meanwhile, Lydia Ko tees off at 8:25 this morning in round three of her defence of the LPGA Tour's Swinging Skirts championship, in a tie for fourth, four shots off the pace.