Wu Ashun takes 1-shot lead in Dubai

(AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Wu Ashun has taken a one-shot lead at the Dubai Desert Classic after the third round as he chases his first title since 2018.

The No. 366-ranked Chinese golfer started his round with an eagle on the way to a five-under 67 as he moved to 11 under for the tournament. The most recent of Wu's three career European Tour wins came at the KLM Open in 2018.

“That's a happy Chinese New Year, you know,” Wu said. On the par-four first, his approach shot went straight for the flag and in. “The first hole, second shot was unbelievable for me,” Wu said.


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