Collin Morikawa is the player to beat heading into Sunday's final round of the tournament.
England's Matt Fitzpatrick posted a flawless round to take a share of the WCG-Workday Championship lead alongside American Webb Simpson.
American golfer Patrick Reed claimed the largest margin of victory of his career on Sunday.
Amid some controversy at the Farmers Insurance Open, Patrick Reed is tied for the lead with Carlos Ortiz.
Viktor Hovland will carry a lead into the weekend following his late birdie on Friday.
After missing the cut at last week's The American Express, Patrick Reed made a strong start to the Farmers Insurance Open.
Lee Westwood was unable to catch Matt Fitzpatrick in Dubai, but finishing second was enough to win the Order of Merit again.
History remains in sight for Patrick Reed but the American is not thinking too much about becoming Race to Dubai champion just yet.
A stunning second round of 64, the lowest of the week in Dubai, has put Patrick Reed in charge at Jumeirah Golf Estates.
Race to Dubai contenders Patrick Reed and Tommy Fleetwood made steady starts, but Victor Perez leads the DP World Tour Championship.