Thomas Pieters tied for lead whereas LIV member and ex-European Ryder Cup captain Henrik Stenson paired with Luke Donald on Sunday

Till the dispute between LIV Golf and the DP World Tour is settled in courtroom, stress will riddle the vary at most occasions all through the season.

Exhibit A: Henrik Stenson, who lost his position as European Ryder Cup captain once he joined the Saudi-backed LIV Series, can be paired with Tyrrell Hatton, and Ryder Cup veteran, and Luke Donald, the person who changed Stenson as captain, on Sunday for the third spherical of the Hero Dubai Desert Traditional.

All three gamers are 2 underneath by means of two days and eight again of Thomas Pieters, Richard Bland and Michael Thorbjornsen.

Dubai Desert Traditional: Leaderboard, round three tee times

Thorbjornsen, a junior at Stanford and Massachusetts native, was a Golfweek 2022 All-American honorable point out. On the ’22 Vacationers Championship on the PGA Tour, an occasion performed down the street from the place he grew up, Thorbjornsen completed solo fourth.

Rory McIlroy didn’t have his greatest stuff Saturday, making 15 pars, one birdie, one bogey and an eagle to put up a day two 2-under 70. He’s tied for seventh, two again of the lead.

Patrick Reed, who’s been in headlines all week due to a viral second with McIlroy, can also be at 8 underneath. The DP World Tour selected to not pair the previous Ryder Cup rivals collectively for the third spherical.

A disappointing transfer for many of the golf group.

On account of climate delays earlier within the week, play will conclude Monday in Dubai.


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2023 Hero Dubai Desert Classic

2023 Hero Dubai Desert Traditional

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