Turkish Airlines Open: Thorbjorn Olesen extends lead to seven shots

Thorbjorn Olesen
Olesen has won three times on the European Tour
Turkish Airlines Open third round
-18 T Olesen (Den); -11 D Lipsky (US), B Wiesberger (Aut), H Li (Chi), M Manassero (Ita), D Horsey (Eng) -10 S Coetzee (SA), T Jaidee (Tha); -9 P Larrazabal (Spa), D Drysdale (Sco), J Lagergren (Swe), A Otageui (Spa)
Selected others: -3 P Harrington (Ire), P Lawrie (Sco), M Warren (Sco), L Slattery (Eng); -2 D Willett (Eng)

Overnight leader Thorbjorn Olesen tightened his grip on the Turkish Open with a three-under-par 68 to take a seven-shot lead into the final round.

The Dane, who started the day six clear after shooting a course record 62 on Friday, had five birdies in his round.

England's David Horsey, who also carded a 68, is one of five players tied for second on 11 under par.

Masters champion Danny Willett struggled again as he bids to finish the season as European number one.

Willett needs to finish fifth to regain top spot in the Race to Dubai from Open winner Henrik Stenson but was joint 48th after a third-round 68.

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