NEW DELHI — Yannik PaulAfter Saturdays third round, the European Tour event,s lead at Hero Indian Open was reduced from five shots to one.
Paul, who shot a 1-under-71 to move to 11 below overall, is one ahead his fellow German. Marcel Siem.
Siem birdied his last two holes for a 67, which placed him in the final group Sunday. He is aiming for his fifth European Tour title and his first since 2014.
Siem, ranked No. 337. Yannik, a very skilled player, is very steady. Hes tough to beat. Its not something I think about. Its the last three holes on the stretch that really matter.
Im just trying to do my job, but it would mean so much to me, trust you. It would make a huge difference in my life.
Pauls previous title was at the Mallorca Open last season.
Im in an excellent position and Im looking forward playing with Marcel tomorrow, said the No. Paul, ranked 119, said. It would be amazing to win. Its an iconic event, but thats what I find the hardest part.
You dont want think ahead. You want to live in the moment because there are 18 holes left. Ill just try and get some sleep tonight and look forward for tomorrow.
Dutch golfer Joost LuitenThe lead was held by a shot of 68 by, who was 3 strokes away at 8 under.