Lowry climbs to third in Sicily

Shane Lowry produced the perfect response to yesterday’s disappointing 74 at the Sicilian Open today and was seven under for the day through 15 – two shots off the pace in third.

Shane Lowry produced the perfect response to yesterday’s disappointing 74 at the Sicilian Open today and was seven under for the day through 15 – two shots off the pace in third.

England’s Chris Wood picked up eight shots over the first 12 holes of his final round to earn a share of the lead alongside Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen.

Twenty-two-year-old Dane Olesen had a mixed opening at the Verdura Golf & Spa Resort, carding two bogeys and four birdies over his first seven holes to be two under for the round.

Olesen had started the day with a three-shot advantage.

England’s Anthony Wall and Spain’s Jose Manuel Lara were a further stroke adrift in a tie for fourth, Wall seven under for his final round with one hole remaining and Lara four under through 10.

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