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Rose takes control in Abu Dhabi

Updated: January 19, 2013, 9:22 PM ET
Associated Press

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Justin Rose extended his lead at the Abu Dhabi Championship on Saturday, shooting a 4-under 68 to take a two-shot lead over Jamie Donaldson and Thorbjorn Olesen.

A day after top-ranked Rory McIlroy and second-ranked Tiger Woods missed the cut, the fifth-ranked Englishman made his third round look easy with seven birdies. After three-putting on the first for a bogey, Rose had a stretch of six birdies over nine holes -- including sinking a 20-footer on No. ...

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