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Rory McIlroy leads heading into final round of Dubai Desert Classic
Rory McIlroy leads heading into final round of Dubai Desert Classic

Rory McIlroy extended his lead to four shots with a 6-under 66 in the third round of the Dubai Desert Classic on Saturday. The top-ranked McIlroy, who led by a stroke overnight, made just one birdie on the back nine of Emirates Golf Club's Majlis course after five birdies in his first eight holes. With an overall 20-under 196, McIlroy can challenge the tournament winning record of 22 under, set by Stephen Gallacher in 2013 and Thomas Bjorn in 2001. Denmark's Morten Orum Madsen, who shot a 9-under 63 on Friday, was second after a 66 with six birdies. England's Lee Westwood (69) was third at 14-under 202, six shots adrift of McIlroy. Defending champion Gallacher...

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