New Zealand golfer Ryan Fox has finished a strong third round to finish tied for second place, along with five others at the Scottish Open.

Fresh from a runner-up finish after a sudden-death playoff at the Irish Open last week, Fox blitzed the last six holes with three birdies and an eagle.

He finished the third day with a stellar seven-under-par 63.

However, Sweden's Jens Dantorp shot a strong 68 to take the lead with a score of 13 under.


Behind him follow Fox, Scott Hend (Australia), Matt Fitzpatrick (England), Marcel Siem (Germany), Alexander Bjork (Sweden) and Rickie Fowler (USA).

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