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Turkish Airlines Open

October 2017

Lee travels to Turkey this week after visiting Cardiff at the weekend to see the Joshua vs Pulav boxing event.

The Turkish Airlines Open takes place at Regnum Carya Golf and Spa Resort, Antalya, where Lee's best finish, so far was T8th in 2014.

He has an 11.45 tee-time from the 1st and plays alongside Thomas Pieters and Matthew Fitzpatrick for the first two rounds. Opening with a 4-under 67 (6 birdies and 4 bogeys), Lee lies in T 10th, 3 strokes adrift of the three-way tie for lead.

He had an 11.35 start on Friday and ended the day in sole 8th place after recording a 68. Saturday saw him finish T13 following a 69. Now 9-under par, he is 5 strokes behind the joint leaders.

He had a final tee-time of 10.40 with Peter Uihlein and Matthew Fitzpatrick but only managed par, to remain on 9-under par Lee finished the event in T20th place, earning €71,129 in prize money. Lee is now 30th in the Race to Dubai and 68th in World Rankings.

Justin Rose won the event on 18-under par.

 

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