Westwood played alongside joint leader Rumford
during the first two days and will be with the Australian again for the third round.
5pts e-w 25-1 Betway, Sky Bet Y Miyazato to be 54-hole leader 1pt e-w 33-1 Betway, BoyleSports, Sky Bet B Rumford
to be 54-hole leader 1pt e-w 28-1 Betway, Boyles, Sky Bet S-S Han to be 54-hole leader 1pts 50-1 Betway HOW IT WORKS Top 65 and ties qualify from the first two rounds of strokeplay A second cut will take place after the third round to reduce the field to 24.
Jamie got off to a bad start and I capitalised on that and was three up after four holes," Rumford
I made some pretty ordinary golf swings to tell you the truth but it is a completely different mindset from the rest of the round," Rumford
said: "As with last week I'm kind of speechless.
did it the hard way in South Korea prevailing in a nail-biting play-off.
began the day three shots behind Ilonen but had wiped out that deficit before the turn thanks to three successive birdies from the sixth, before finishing with 10 pars in a row.
ended a six-year winless streak in the Ballantine's Championship last Sunday, securing the title with an eagle three on the first hole of a three-man play-off at Blackstone Golf Club and the 35-year-old from Perth is in pole position to claim a second win in succession despite finally feeling the effects of his triumph in Korea.
New England-based Webster Bank has announced that it has provided financial assistance for the Rumford
has resigned with immediate effect, saying: "I feel it is in the best interests of myself and Gateshead Thunder for us to take this route of action.
Jimenez, who opened with back-toback birdies, was three under par through nine holes to join overnight leader Rumford
on 10 under overall by the time heavy rain and the threat of lightning stopped play.
It has been a long haul for Rumford
, but the end is now in sight.