Seoul: Jeev Milkha Singh turned in a strong finish with two birdies in the last three holes to card a four-under 68 that saw him move up from 49th to 29th place at the end of the third round of the Ballantine's Championships on Saturday.
However, the other two Indians who made the cut, Anirban Lahiri (71) and Digvijay Singh (78), slipped down.
Jeev, after a par-par start, birdied three of the next five holes but a bogey on the eighth set him back. He birdied the 12th but gave that back on the 13th, before finding two more birdies on the 16th and 18th for a 68.
Jeev carded a four-under 68 that saw him move up from 49th to 29th place at the end of the third round of the Ballantine\'s Championships.
Lahiri birdied the second, third and seventh and was three-under through 10 holes. He then ran into trouble with a double bogey on the 11th, but a birdie on the 14th served him well. However, he dropped a shot on the 18th and ended at 71 to be one-under through 54 holes and in tied 35th place.
Digvijay had a nightmare in the middle of the round when he triple bogeyed the ninth and tenth holes and ended at 78 to be five-over for three rounds and tied 68th.
Austria's Bernd Wiesberger broke free of the chasing pack when he signed for a seven-under-par 65 to take the third-round lead. Wiesberger, who held the overnight lead, extended his advantage to five with his three-day total of 14-under-par 202 at the 2,205,000-Euros Ballantine's Championships, which is sanctioned by the Asian Tour, European Tour and the Korea PGA.
Wiesberger, who is seeking his maiden Tour victory this week, showed composure as he shrugged off the pressure from his closest rivals to post a flawless 65 at the Blackstone Golf Club.
2010 Ballantine's Championships winner Marcus Fraser of Australia posted a 69 to take second place on 207, while England's Oliver Fisher and Chile's Felipe Aguilar were tied for third on matching 208.
Kiradech Aphibarnrat turned the spotlight to Thailand when he charged back into contention with a 65 to become the highest-placed Asian at tied-seventh alongside Scotland's Richie Ramsay, England's David Howell and Sweden's Alexander Noren.