Lee Westwood got a one-shot lead following multi day of low scoring at the third round of the Made In Denmark. The Ryder Cup bad habit chief, pursuing a first European Tour title since 2014, posted a five-under 67 at Silkeborg Ry Golf Club to edge in front of a three-path tie for second.
Steve Brown, Jonathan Thomson and Thomas Detry sit a shot off the pace on 15 under, with Ryder Cup special case confident Matt Wallace a further stroke back after a six-under 66.
"I played incredible throughout the day and just made one awful swing," Westwood disclosed to Sky Sports. "It was a decent round of golf and was great fun."
Starting the day two off the lead, Westwood holed a 15-footer to spare standard at the second and took after a tap-in gain at the fifth with a short proximity gain at the beside achieve the turn in 34.
Thomson came up short the first and slipped additionally back with a twofold intruder at the third, just to skip back with a cap trap of increases from the fifth and changing over a 12-foot hawk at the eighth.
Westwood commenced his back nine with five continuous birdies yet discovered water off the last tee on his way to an end twofold intruder, as Thomson posted four gains in seven gaps previously coordinating Westwood's six at the standard four last.
Dark colored terminated seven birdies and a hawk on his way to the least round of the day, with Detry marking for a flaw free 66 to likewise join the tie for second.
Matt Fitzpatrick, who could jump Thorbjorn Olesen in the Ryder Cup capability standings with a win, sits six strokes back after a birdie-filled 66.
Olesen is a further three shots behind after five birdies in a six-gap extend helped him to a five-under 67, while Pepperell - the main other player still with the possibility of qualifying - saw his expectations finished by a two-more than 74.