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McDowell in hunt for Austrian Open title

Englishman Danny Willett is looking to claim his first European Tour victory at the Austrian Open on Sunday.
Englishman Danny Willett is looking to claim his first European Tour victory at the Austrian Open on Sunday.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • English duo lead the Austrian Open going into the Sunday's final round
  • David Lynn and Danny Willett tied on 13-under par
  • Pair being chased by U.S. Open winner Graeme McDowell who is currently tied for third
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(CNN) -- Englishmen David Lynn and Danny Willett are tied for the lead at 13-under par with one round to play of the Austrian Open at the Diamond Country Club, Atzenbrugg.

U.S. Open winner Graeme McDowell is tied for third on 11-under after a third round 68.

Lynn -- a veteran of the PGA European Tour -- carded an eight-under par 64, while 22-year-old Willett shot a seven-under par 65.

Lynn's round included eight birdies and an eagle at the par five 10th hole. Willett also bagged an eagle at the par five seventh, to add to seven birdies -- five of which came on the back nine.

Willett, who is looking to seal his first European Tour victory, admitted he will be nervous on Sunday, but is looking forward to the challenge.

"I've been in contention a few times but I'm in a pretty good position now. I'll be a bit nervous on the first tee tomorrow but we'll just see what happens and just have fun," Willett said, EuropeanTour.com reported.

Willett is hoping that a good end to his season to improve his chances of finishing in the top 15 in the Race to Dubai.

Lynn who has one European Tour victory to his name -- the 2004 KLM Open -- is pleased with his form this week.

"I just got into a bit of a zone and I'd love to find that zone tomorrow. It's been a long time since I shot 64 in competitive golf -- and I haven't got too many 64s on my golfing resume. So it's a nice thing to go into Sunday with," Lynn said EuropeanTour.com reported.

McDowell's Ryder Cup team mate Miguel Angel Jimenez is currently tied for 16th place on six-under par after carding a two-under 70 on Saturday.