Turkish Airlines Open
Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort, Antalya, Turkey 01 Nov 2018 - 04 Nov 2018
Saturday, 03 November 2018
I really enjoy this course - Levy
Alexander Levy is hopeful his new putting grip can continue to bring results as he heads into the final round of the Turkish Airlines Open with a chance to win his first Rolex Series title.

The Frenchman already has five European Tour wins including this season at the Trophée Hassan II but he has not had a top ten since that victory in April.

He has found some form at Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort, however, going 43 holes without a bogey to sit three shots behind Li Haotong going into Sunday in Antalya.

A Rolex Series win would represent the biggest achievement of his career so far and the 28 year old is hopeful his putting changes can take his game to the next level.

“I think I played good golf today,” he said. “I really enjoy it, I really enjoy to hit the shots. I holed some nice putts, so I was most pleased today by holing putts.

I practise hard. I want to be at the top, so I just need patience and I think that will be the key - Alexander Levy

“I practise hard. I want to be at the top, so I just need patience and I think that will be the key.

“I feel good but the expectation with this game, it's a very difficult game. You need to be patient and for sure the putting helped to build a good score.

“When you make putts, you build confidence. That's the difference.

“I like the golf course. I like to play aggressive. For sure tomorrow I will need a low one but I will stay patient and try my best.

“I'm looking forward and I've just got to focus to play my best game and we'll see what happens.”

Thorbjørn Olesen already has a Rolex Series win on his CV and he fired a third-round 68 to sit four shots off the lead.

On a course where the leader is unlikely to move backwards, that means a big effort will be needed from the Dane on Sunday but he remains confident he can become just the third player to claim multiple Rolex Series victories.

“It's definitely not over yet,” he said. “I'm a pretty aggressive player and I'm going to be like that tomorrow.

“I think this is a course where you can really get on a run and you saw Haotong did that today. Hopefully it can be my turn tomorrow.”

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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1ROSE, JustinENG18-17
2LI, HaotongCHN18-17
T3OTAEGUI, AdrianESP18-15
T3DETRY, ThomasBEL18-15
T5KAYMER, MartinGER18-14

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