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PERTH INTERNATIONAL

PERTH, Australia (AP) _ Local West Australian player Brody Ninyette shot a 5-under 67 in rainy conditions to take a one-shot lead after the third round of the Perth International.

Ninyette had an 8-under 208 total at Lake Karrinyup in the event sanctioned by the European and Australasian tours. Australia’s Brett Rumford (65), Denmark’s J.B. Hansen (66) and South Korea’s Jin Jeong (69) were tied for second. American Bo Van Pelt, the defending champion, was four strokes back after a 71.

MACAU OPEN

MACAU (AP) _ Australia’s Scott Hend shot an 8-under 63 to take a four-stroke lead over South African star Ernie and Els and Bangladesh’s Mohammad Siddikur in the Macau Open.

Hend had a 12-under 201 total in the Asian Tour event. He opened with rounds of 64 and 63. Els had a 69, and Siddikur shot 70.

JAPAN OPEN

IBARAKI, Japan (AP) _ Japan’s Koumei Oda opened a three-stroke lead in the Japan Open, shooting a 4-under 67 on Ibaraki Golf Club’s East Course.

Oda had a 9-under 204 total in the Japan Golf Tour event. Japan’s Masanori Kobayashi was second after a 69. Australia’s Scott Strange was third at 4 under after a 67.

KOREA OPEN

CHEONAN, South Korea (AP) _ South Korea’s Kim Hyung-tae shot a 5-under 66 to take a four-shot lead in the Korea Open, while sixth-ranked Rory McIlroy had a 75 to drop 10 strokes behind.

Kim had a 9-under 204 total in the OneAsia Tour event. South Korea’s Hong Soon-sang was second after a 71.

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