Darren Clarke slipped back to two over after firing a one-over-par 73 in Saturday's third round of the Turkish Airlines Open in Antalya.
The former Open winner from Dungannon completed a second round of 70 early on Saturday in the weather-delayed event before posting a 73.
Belfast player Michael Hoey is 14 over after a 73 while Shane Lowry lies eight under following a 72.
Australian Wade Ormsby holds a one-shot lead on 12 under.
It is the third event of the European Tour's Race to Dubai Final Series - four tournaments culminating with the World Tour Championship in Dubai from 20 to 23 November.