WGC HSBC Champions 2011: Fredrik Jacobson Holding Off Louis Oosthuizen After Third Round

SHANGHAI, CHINA - NOVEMBER 05: Fredrik Jacobson of Sweden celebrates a par saving putt on the eighth green during the third round of the WGC-HSBC Champions at Sheshan International Golf Club on November 5, 2011 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Fredrik Jacobson tops the leaderboard at the 2011 WGC HSBC Champions tournament heading into Saturday's final round of play. Louis Oosthuizen and Rory McIlroy are in position to make a run at the championship as well.

Frederik Jacobson holds a two-stroke lead over Louis Oosthuizen heading into the final round of the World Golf Championships' HSBC Champions tournament at Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, China. Jacobson continued to play mistake-free golf in the third round, shooting five-under to put another stroke between him and his next closest competitor.

Oosthuizen, winner of the 2010 Open Championship, shot four-under in the third round, putting him in sole possession of second place. Adam Scott sits one shot back in third. Lee Westwood and Rory McIlroy, meanwhile, are tied at fourth, one shot behind behind Scott and four shots back from Jacobson.

McIlroy will be one to watch on Sunday. He shot a seven-under 65 to move up from the 17th spot on the leaderboard heading into the third round. McIlroy is coming off a win in the 2011 Lake Malaren Shanghai Masters over Anthony Kim in October.  

For the more golf coverage, be sure to check out our blog Waggle Room as well as SB Nation's golf hub.

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