Scott Hend went from three behind to one in front after the third round of the KLM Open in the Netherlands after firing a 7-under-par 32-32=64 on Saturday to reach 14-under 199.
Scott Hend found only six fairways in round two, but he still posted 3-under-par 35-33=68 for a 36-hole total of 7-under 135, enough for a one-shot lead in the KLM Open after the morning wave of starters had completed their rounds.
Overnight leader Scott Hend posted a 4-under-par 33-33=66 in his final round at the Omega European Masters in Switzerland to finish at 17-under 263 but had to settle for second place after losing a playoff to Alex Noren.
Scott Hend made a later error but takes a one-shot lead into the final round of the Omega European Masters after shooting 5-under-par 31-34=65 for 13-under 197 at Crans-sur-Sierre GC.
Scott Hend styled a 3-under-par 34-33=67 in the second round of the Omega European Masters to hit the halfway mark on 8-under 132, T4 when he signed his card late Friday.
Scott Hend has struggled at Crans-sur-Sierre previously but flourished in the Swiss mountains today with a 5-under-par 34-31=65 in his opening round at the Omega European Masters.
Scott Hend will represent Australia at the Olympic Games Golf Competition in Rio de Janeiro.
Scott Hend steadied a 2-under-par 33-35=68 during the opening round of the 98th PGA Championship, three strokes off the early pacesetter Jimmy Walker.
Fuelled by an eagle-3 at his second hole of the day, Scott Hend posted the fresh clubhouse target of 3-under-par 34-35=69 in round one of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Castle Stuart Golf Links.
Scott Hend endured a rollercoaster ride in round three, but ended the day with an imperious eagle on the last which left him alone at the top of the leaderboard after a 1-over-par 36-37=73, good enough for a 54-hole total of 9-under 207.
Scott Hend closed his second round with a superb eagle-3 to complete a 3-under-par 34-35=69 and tie the 36-hole lead at the BMW PGA Championship in Virginia Water.
Scott Hend torched the West Course at Wentworth for a 7-under-par 31-34=65 on Thursday, good enough for tied first spot after day one of the BMW PGA Championship.
Scott Hend slipped up badly in the final round of the Mauritius Open last week but remains one of the European Tour's form players heading into the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at the K Club.
Scott Hend's rollercoaster back nine helped him to post 3-under-par 34-35=69 in round three of the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open and leave him solo 5th on 1-under 215.