Jon Rahm moves into share of lead at DP World Tour Championship
Jon Rahm augmented his hopes of ending the season as European No 1 by catching a share of the lead at the DP World Tour Championship.
Rahm, that wants a end to have a chance of winning the Rush birdied two of the final three holes reach 15 under and to post a six-under 66.
The Spaniard is tied with Mike Lorenzo-Vera, that kept his advantage before completing his third-round 69 using a bogey, while Rory McIlroy moved with a 65 on top.
When Rahm started with birdies, while McIlroy additionally picked up shots and struck a in the par-five seventh to set up a close-range eagle starting Lorenzo-Vera quickly saw his head cut.
The world No two then emptied a 25-footer in the eighth to get for Lorenzo-Vera, just within one of their lead to roll into a five-footer at the first and put in another birdie in the par-five next.
Rahm birdied the seventh but dropped a shot following three-putting from the green, as Lorenzo-Vera holed his lengthy putt from the fringe at the ninth to make it to the turn four ahead.
Playing in the group with McIlroy birdieing the 14th and 16th to also reach 13 under Rahm converted from four feet in the 10th and chipped in from off the 13th green to cut the gap to 2.
Lorenzo-Vera made a 10-footer to save par before rolling to extend his benefit, as Rahm birdied the 16th and added a second in the par-five last to set the clubhouse target.
Together with his lead down to a single, Lorenzo-Vera uncovered water off the 18th however found the green with his third shot, only to conduct his attempt six feet past the hole and miss.
McIlroy caught up and down to save par after finding water with his approach to stay within two of the guide , together with Tommy Fleetwood a further two strokes back in fourth after a third-round 70.
While defending champion Danny Willett is at tied-seventh along with Christiaan Bezuidenhout Another successive 68 raised Thomas Pieters into fifth place before last week’s Nedbank Golf Challenge runner-up Marcus Kinhult.
The hopes of finishing the season of bernd Wiesberger ‘ are from his hands following the Race to Dubai boss posted four bogeys in a five-hole stretch his way into some 72, leaving him tied-24th and two under for the tournament.
The Austrian will now be relying while the Bob MacIntyre of Scotland is in place to win Rookie of the Year after a four-under 68 lifted him to finish beyond their top-two.
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