Lee faces a tough course at the Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course, Vilamoura, for the Portugal Masters this week.
Lee won the event in 2009.
Tom Lewis, Matt Wallace and Lee had a 9 o'clock tee-time from the 10th on Thursday and Lee carded a 3-under 68 to tie 23rd.He had a 13.20 start on Friday, signing for a 72.
He now plays the weekend, out at 8.35 with Anton Karlsson'
Carding an even par 71, Lee remains 2-under par and is T54th. He plays the final round alongside Sihwan Kim at 8.23, recording a 70 and ends the event T56th on 3-under par.