18 Feb 2012

Paddison leads in Melbourne

6:40 pm on 18 February 2012

The Wellington golfer Gareth Paddison holds the lead heading into the final day of the Victorian PGA Championship in Melbourne.

Paddison carded a four under par 67 at Forest Resort to head local James McLean by three shots at 10 under.

Another New Zealander, Michael Long, is in a share of fifth, six strokes behind Paddison.

Doug Holloway's eighth equal, one shot further back while newly turned professional Ryan Fox is tied for 43rd.