There has not been a house winner in Scotland on the European Tour since Paul Lawrie gained the 2012 Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles, however Forrest and Hill have improved the prospects after climbing to 18 beneath at Fairmont St Andrews.
Forrest started the day seven pictures behind in a single day chief Lucas Bjerregaard and his probabilities of difficult on the high of the leaderboard seemed distant following a gap bogey.
However he responded with an excellent birdie burst across the flip, which he continued on the again 9, to match the course report of 62 — which was set by Denmark’s Bjerregaard in the second round — to set the clubhouse lead.
Hill began strongly and held a two-shot benefit early within the spherical however Forrest’s birdie run noticed him path his countryman by two strokes with 4 holes to play after bogeys on the tenth and 14th.
Hill, who was born lower than 25 miles (40 kilometers) from the course, regained his composure with birdies on the fifteenth and 18th to hitch his compatriot on the summit, with fellow Scot David Law in shut proximity at 16 beneath.
Hill birdied the second simply as enjoying companion Bjerregaard double bogeyed the identical gap to sit down on the high of the leaderboard.
An eagle on the subsequent noticed Hill lengthen his result in two as Bjerregaard picked up a shot and the Scot climbed to 18 beneath after birdies on the sixth and seventh.
Forrest, following a gap bogey, made his transfer with a acquire on the third earlier than carding six straight birdies from the sixth. He missed one other birdie putt on the twelfth however picked up one other shot on the subsequent.
Hill slipped to 16 beneath after dropping his first two pictures of the week, whereas Forrest was on the summit on his personal after features on the fifteenth and sixteenth.
He briefly prolonged the result in two pictures along with his eleventh birdie of the day on the final, however Hill joined him at 18 beneath with late features.
Spaniard Santiago Tarrio is the Scottish duo’s closest rival at 17 beneath, with Legislation and two-time European Tour winner Bjerregaard one shot additional again.