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Monday 16 September 2019

Rory McIlroy in contention in Dubai Desert Classic

Rory McIlroy gestures during round two of the Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club
Rory McIlroy gestures during round two of the Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club

Rory McIlroy is in contention in the Dubai Desert Classic following a magnificent 64.

The Northern Irishman resumed his second round this morning after a fog delay yesterday and was in inspired form, finding birdies on five of the eight holes he played to card a 64.

McIlroy began his third round is on -15 overall ,two shots clear of Jamie Donaldson.

But he struggled to regain that blistering form later in the day in his third round, slipping to -14 and two shots off the lead through nine holes.

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