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AP Appear 1:00 p.m. ET May 23, 2015 | Updated 2:39 p.m. ET May 23, 2015
Italy’s Francesco Molinari curve up a putt during the third annular at the BMW PGA Championship.(Photo: Andrew Boyers, Reuters)
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Byeong Hun An attempt a 5-under 67 Saturday to allotment the advance with Francesco Molinari afterwards the third annular of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.
The South Korean trailed by a attempt at the amid date but fabricated seven birdies, including two in the aftermost two holes, to according the Italian’s all-embracing account of 14-under 202 activity into the final day.
Molinari, who has led from annular one, attempt a 68. Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand was two shots aback in third afterwards a 68, while Tommy Fleetwood and Miguel Angel Jimenez provided the highlights of the day as they additionally avant-garde up the leaderboard.
“It is not accessible to advance the clash from the aboriginal day alike admitting it is the ideal position,” Molinari said. “You’ve got guys advancing for you. Today, you could apprehend the roars for eagles and an albatross.”
The roars Molinari heard were mainly for Fleetwood and Jimenez, who galvanized the army at the European Tour’s flagship event.
The beloved 51-year-old Jimenez, a champ at Wentworth in 2008, hit a European Tour-record 10th hole-in-one back he adapted his tee attempt from 148 yards at the par-3 No. 2 with a 9-iron.
It was the Spaniard’s third hole-in-one this division and his annular of 68 took him to 10 beneath and into fifth place.
“I got the appropriate club in my duke and it was a admirable swing,” Jimenez said of his ace. “It is nice to see the leaderboard and not be too far away.”
Fleetwood fabricated an accountability on the par-5 fourth hole, with a 7-iron from 198 yards.
The Englishman followed it up with an hawkeye from 15 anxiety on No. 12 and went on to agenda a 65 to acceleration into fourth.
“That was about as acceptable as you can comedy a aperture of golf,” Fleetwood said of his albatross. “Perfect drive, 198 yards to the pin. I was cerebration one (club) beneath but went with a accustomed 7-iron and it pitched seven or eight anxiety appropriate of the pin and amount in.”
The 23-year-old An is aggressive in his aboriginal abounding division on the European Tour afterwards arena on the second-tier Challenge Tour for three years.
“It was absolutely constant all day,” An said. “I started with a baboon and it is acceptable I am a co-leader. But I am activity to comedy my bold and not attending at the position I am in back I try and comedy my shots tomorrow.”
Top-ranked Rory McIlroy absent the cut afterwards a 78 on Friday.
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