Abu Dhabi Championship: Lee Westwood shoots 65 to take lead after third round
|Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, day three leaderboard|
|-14 L Westwood (Eng); -13 F Laporta (Ita), B Wiesberger (Aut); -12 M Fitzpatrick (Eng); S Garcia (Spa), K Kitayama (US), -10 R Cabrera Bello (Spa), T Detry (Bel)|
|Selected others: -9 R Fisher (Eng), L Oosthuizen (SA), J Senior (Eng); -8 T Fleetwood, J Singh Brar, A Sullivan (all Eng); -7 R Ramsay (Sco)|
Lee Westwood shot a seven-under-par 65 to lead by one stroke after three rounds of the Abu Dhabi Championship.
The Englishman hit six birdies, an eagle and a bogey to move to 14 under, with overnight leader Francesco Laporta and Bernd Wiesberger on 13 under.
Italy's Laporta carded a 69, while Austria's Wiesberger matched Westwood's 65.
"It was fun. I'm playing well and driving the ball well," said 46-year-old Westwood.
"I'm not going to lie, I didn't play a lot of golf coming into it, didn't know what to expect. To be in the lead with one round to go, it's a real positive.
"I'm just going to go out there and play as well as I can and, if it's good enough, then great.
"I know I'm talented enough to win the tournament, it's just a case of applying myself."
England's Matthew Fitzpatrick is on 12 under after a 69, with Spain's Sergio Garcia one shot further back.