Richard Sterne played his part in a thrilling conclusion to the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, but lost out to Shane Lowry.
A third-round 67 kept Shane Lowry at the top of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship leaderboard and he is now three clear of the pack.
Shane Lowry recovered from a shaky start to ensure he is still the man to catch in Abu Dhabi after two rounds.
A course-record round of 62 from Shane Lowry sees him lead in Abu Dhabi after the opening 18 holes.
The likes of Rafa Cabrera Bello and Ross Fisher are lurking, but the Italian Open is led by Robert Rock, Laurie Canter and Richard Sterne.
Branden Grace benefited from home comforts at the South African Open, taking a share of the lead after the first round.