Yorkshire golf: Huddersfield's Chris Hanson roars in Lyoness Open with Saturday 67

Woodsome Hall's Chris Hanson climbed the leader board on day three of the Lyoness Open in Austria.
Woodsome Hall's Chris Hanson climbed the leader board on day three of the Lyoness Open in Austria.
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WOODSOME Hall's Chris Hanson used knowledge gained during Friday's round to climb up the leader board with a six-birdie 67 in the third round of the Lyoness Open in Atzenbrugg, Austria.

The Huddersfield player was in 12th place on completion of his round on Saturday having begun it in 34th place.

"I played solid in round two in tough conditions and - bar the first hole - I knew my game was in good shape," said Hanson.

"I just went out with the same mind set today: play sensible, only take shots on at the right times and, most of all, be patient. That's the most satisfying way to get your reward.

"Hopefully more of the same tomorrow and finish as high as I can."

Hanson gained a measure of redemption at the opening hole, birdieing the 506-yard par-5 that had cost him an eight on day two.

Further birdies followed at holes six and eight to put him out in three-under-par 33.

His back nine began with a bogey at the 10th, but he birdied the 14th, 17th and 18 holes to add a 67 to opening rounds of 71 74.

Leeds's Daniel Gavins carded a second consecutive 74 to add to Thursday's 72 in an adventurous round that included only seven pars.

He shed seven shots in eight holes in the middle of his round, but book-ended the sequence of errors with five birdies.

He had moved to two under for the day, level par overall, before a calamitous run through holes five to 12.

But he showed tremendous fortitude to battle back with birdies at holes 13, 16 and 18.