Matt Fitzpatrick moved to the top of the standings at 10 under par entering the final round in Rome, Italy at the DS Automobiles Italian Open. He was in hiding for two laps, then made his move on Saturday to take the lead from Rory McIlroy, who is nine under par after a modest third lap, just a stroke off the lead. The most dangerous thing on a golf course in the past year has been McIlroy just a few head shots before entering the final round, where he is now after coming back to win the PGA Tour Championship there. just a few weeks old.
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Game date: September 18, 2022
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Fitzgerald did just enough to take a one-stroke lead entering the final round of the DS Automobiles Italian Open.
The third was special to no one, even Fitzpatrick at the top of the standings. In round three, he had three birdies and a bogey, which was just enough to edge out McIlroy who had his worst lap of the week.
Overall, Fitzpatrick has 17 birdies over 54 holes and seven bogeys to balance his scorecard.
McIlroy shot an even par in the third round with three birdies and three bogeys for the day. He couldn’t get into a rhythm, but for the tournament he has 13 birdies, two eagles and eight bogeys to balance his card.
Also in the chase is Aaron Rai who is tied with McIlroy, three tied at eight under par led by Victor Perez and two others tied at seven under par.
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