facebook
twitter
search
search

Cabrera-Bello, Webster tied for first at Qatar Masters

Jan. 24, 2014 at 9:03 AM

DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Rafa Cabrera-Bello was over par Friday but still held onto a share of the lead after three rounds of the European Tour's Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.

Cabrera-Bello, who had a two-stroke lead after the second round, finished the third round at 1-over-par 73 and Steve Webster turned in a 2-under 70, leaving them tied for first at 12-under 204 after 54 holes.

Adrien Saddier, with six birdies in the first seven holes, fired an 8-under 64 and jumped from a tie for 45th into a tie for third place with Thomas Aiken (70) and Thorbjorn Olesen (68) at 11-under.

Five other players are tied at 10-under. That group includes first-round leader George Coetzee, who also shot 73 Friday. Four players are tied at 9-under, leaving 14 players within three strokes of the lead with one round to play.

Cabrera-Bello had just one bogey in the first 41 holes he played in the tournament but had a 5 at the par-4 sixth hole -- for a second consecutive round -- and slipped to even. He then had a birdie at the 10th hole but dropped strokes at the 13th and 15th.

Webster was 2-over after bogeys at Nos. 4 and 5 in the third round but was 4-under the rest of the way. Back-to-back birdies at 14 and 15 moved him into a tie for the lead.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Los Angeles Dodgers trade for Mat Latos, Mike Morse from Miami Marlins
Mexico ousts national team coach
Baseball Hall of Fame to change voting eligibility
Andres Blanco's double keeps Philadelphia Phillies rolling
Aggressive Miami Marlins down Washington Nationals