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Luiten climbs to twentieth place in the Dubai Desert Classic

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Luiten climbs to twentieth place in the Dubai Desert Classic

Joost Luiten has Saturday big ground booked at the Dubai Desert Classic. The 31-year-old South Hollander with still one round to go on the shared twentieth place.

Because of the woestijnstorm had a large part of the golfers on Saturday, both the second and third round to finishing. Luiten was initially around in 71 strokes, after which he for round three 68 strokes needed.

With that last round of four strokes under par, he climbed up to place a twenty in the ranking. The disadvantage of Psalteries on leader Sergio Garcia with ten strokes significantly. The Spaniard is delightful in the lead with -16.

The Swede Henrik Stenson is thirteen under par, the immediate attacker of Garcia, who as well as Luiten 68 strokes needed for its third circulation.

Darius van Driel, the second Dutchman in the field, took out the cut. He came up with his second round of 75 to sleep on a total of 148 strokes, not enough to battle in the third round.

Third day of Dubai Desert Classic in the picture

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The Dubai Desert Classic is the second tournament of Lutes in 2017. Last week, he finished at the Qatar Masters on the shared 21st place.

Luiten is aiming for a place in the best fifty of the world at the end of march. Than is he namely in april, qualified for the Masters, the first major of the year.

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