Shanghai, China (SportsNetwork.com) – Graeme McDowell fired a 1-under 71 in
Saturday’s third round and his lead has been cut to one at the WGC – HSBC
McDowell, who has held the lead at the end of each of the first three rounds,
finished 54 holes at 11-under-par 205. McDowell has won 10 times on the
European Tour and two times on the PGA Tour in his career. He entered the
third round with a 3-shot lead and at one point was up by four on Saturday.
Hiroshi Iwata continues to have a successful week as he carded a 4-under 68 to
jump into sole possession of second place at 10-under 206. Martin Kaymer (66),
the 2014 U.S. Open champion, and two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson (69)
are both tied for third at 9-under 207.
Rickie Fowler and Tim Clark shot matching 69s and they are tied for fifth at
minus-8, while Thorbjorn Olesen (69) and 2012 champion Ian Poulter (72) sit at
7-under 209 through 54 holes at Sheshan International Golf Club.
MORE TO FOLLOW.