Denmark`s Lucas Bjerregaard shot the best round of the day with a 66 at Leopard Creek Golf Course on Saturday to close within one shot of tournament leader Branden Grace after three rounds of the European Tour`s Alfred Dunhill Championship.
American Brooks Koepka bounced back with a four-under-par second round 68 at the DP World Tour Championship on Friday after severe food poisoning led to him carding an opening 78 at the season-ending Dubai event.
One of the first tasks for George O`Grady`s successor as European Tour chief must be to find a way to entice Rory McIlroy and the rest of the elite to play on their home circuit more, according to Colin Montgomerie.
Sergio Garcia has called Rory McIlroy`s year "extraordinary" but the Spaniard is clinging to the belief that he can prevent his Ryder Cup team mate from ending the season at the top of the European money list.
Lee Westwood ended a two-year European Tour title drought at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club in April and he is confident the venue can also help him return to the PGA Tour`s winners circle this week.
Asian Tour Order of Merit leader David Lipsky has already secured European Tour playing privileges this year but the American is eyeing an even grander ticket to his home PGA Tour at this week`s CIMB Classic in Malaysian.