England's Matt Wallace has equalled the most birdies made in one round and the most consecutive birdies made on the DP World Tour in the third round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai.
Wallace, 33, started the third round well off the pace seven strokes behind at 4-under par.
He birdied three holes on the front nine to progress to 7-under par, but still found himself with plenty to do to get back in contention.
Wallace, who won his maiden PGA Tour title earlier this season at the Corales Puntacana Championship, then proceeded to birdie every single hole to the house for nine consecutive birdies to equal a DP World Tour record.
The Englishman recorded 12 birdies in his round of 60 to also equal the most birdies in one round on the former European Tour circuit.
Wallace was so in the zone during the third round he did not even realise there was a 59 on the cards as he played the par-5 18th.
The only previous player to shoot a 59 on the DP World Tour was his compatriot Oliver Fisher at the 2018 Portugal Masters.
Wallace, who now leads heading into Sunday, revealed after his round:
Wallace now finds himself bang in the mix for a fifth DP World Tour title having moved into a one-stroke lead heading into the final round of the tournament at 16-under par.
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