Rafa Cabrera-Bello of Spain plays his third shot at the par 5, 18th hole. Cabrera-Bello birdied four of his last five holes to finish 7-under with a 65. He currently shares the lead with Henrik Stenson.
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Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark hits his tee-shot on the fourth hole during the third round. Thorbjorn shot a third-round 69 to round out the four-way tie between himself, Rory McIlroy, Tyrrell Hatton and Victor Dubuisson.
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Rory McIlroy, who has already clinched the Race to Dubai, sits tied for fourth. He struggled in the third round, posting two double-bogeys, missed greens and trouble with wedge shots. He recovered and finished his round with a 70.
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Tyrrell Hatton of England reacts to a missed putt on the 18th green during the third round. Hatton is tied for fourth with Rory McIlroy, Victor Dubuisson, and Thorbjorn Olesen. He shot 68 on day three.
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Henrik Stenson of Sweden lines up a putt on the 17th hole during the third round. Stenson shot a 4-under 68 and posted four birdies to meet Rafa Cabrera-Bello in the top spot. He goes into the final round with a total 202.
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Rafa Cabrera-Bello of Spain (R) and Justin Rose of England shake hands after they had both made birdie at the par 5, 18th hole. Justin Rose sits third, shooting a third-round 68.
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Henrik Stenson (-10) shot a second-round 66 to earn a two-shot lead headed to the third round of the DP World Tour Championship.
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Rory McIlroy followed his first-round 66 with a 70 and is 8-under, two shots back of Henrik Stenson.
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Rory McIlroy, Danny Willett and RIckie Ramsay are the three players tied for second, two shots behind Stenson.
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McIlroy has already clinched the European Tour's season-long Race to Dubai no matter where he finishes this week.
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Shane Lowry was three shots back after a second-round 71, which included an ace on the par 3 13th hole.
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Danny Willett eagled the 18th hole to shoot a 5-under 67 and get into the group at 8-under, two shots behind Henrik Stenson.
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Richie Ramsay followed his first-round 67 with a 69 and was 8-under, tied for second with Rory McIlroy and Danny Willett.
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Justin Rose hit this shot into the water on the par-5 18th hole, but still shot a second-round 66 and is three shots back of the leader.
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McIlroy had six birdies and no bogeys on Thursday.
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Rory McIlroy fired a six-under 66 in the first round to take a share of the lead at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.
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It was his first competitive round following a six-week absence from the game.
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He was recently named as Golf Magazine's Player of the Year following his stellar season in 2014.
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Rory McIlroy fans can be found all over the world.
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McIlroy walks with playing partner Henrik Stenson on the 7th hole at Jumeirah Golf Estates' Earth Course.
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Henrik Stenson shot an opening-round 68 to get into contention.
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Shane Lowry matched McIlroy's 66 to tie for the lead.
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Sergio Garcia was one over on the day.
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Lee Westwood made one birdie, one bogey, and an eagle to get to two under.
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Graeme McDowell shot an even-par 72.
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Thorbjorn Olesen is just one back after firing a 67 in the first round.
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Olesen won the ISPS Handa Perth International in October.
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Four bogeys derailed Ian Poulter's opening round.
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Brooks Koepka, who won the Turkish Airlines Open last week, was in dead last after shooting a 78.
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