Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. Jon Rahm Joins Daniel Im at the Top

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Jon Rahm, Spain, joins Daniel Im, USA, at the top of the  Dubai Duty Free Irish Open leaderboard after 54 holes at  Portstewart Golf Club, in Northern Ireland.

 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

Jon Rahm

Jon, -5 under par 67 shares the lead with Daniel, -4 under 68 at the top of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open leaderboard with -17 under par totals for 54 holes.

Jon’s putter was red hot on the back nine, as he tries to add to Spanish history at this event;

“It could be a very special day tomorrow, this tournament has a great Spanish history and it would be great to join that.”

“To achieve a goal that wasn’t in my mind or in my plans at the beginning of the year would be absolutely special.”

“The putts weren’t dropping on the front nine but I just stayed patient.”

“I just told myself just hit in on the fairway, put it on the green and at some point they’re going to go in.”

Benjamin Herbert, France, is in third place, one shot back at -16 under par, following his third round -3 under 69.

Hideto Tanihara, Japan, holds fourth position on his own at -15 under par, he scored -6 under 66 today to move up the leaderboard.

Julien Quesne, France, has -14 under par, while Scott Hend, Australia, Ryan Fox, New Zealand, and Justin Rose and Oliver Fisher from England, are all at -13 under par for the tournament, and are still very much in it.

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