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Rose still three clear in San Diego

27th January 2019, 09:56 by Tom Hill

World number one Justin Rose has a three-shot lead heading into the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open on Sunday.

The Englishman is the heavy favourite to win despite enduring a frustrating round on Saturday afternoon.

He suffered two double bogeys in his third round but still managed to score a three-under 69.

Six birdies and an eagle helped him stay clear of Australia's Adam Scott after his solid 65.

Despite his lack of consistency, Rose tied the 54-hole tournament record at 18 under.

First-round leader Jon Rahm of Spain is a shot further back from Scott at 14-under while Rory McIlroy hit a 69 and is among a group of five players on -11.

Tiger Woods, who has won eight times at Torrey Pines, scored a one-under 71 which leaves him 13 shots off the pace.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom Hill offers a strong insight into football and rugby league, whilst also having a good knowledge of several other sports including boxing, horse racing and American Football.

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