McIlroy hits the front

Share:

McIlroy: Shot a 67

McIlroy: Shot a 67

Rory McIlroy, Luke Donald and Marc Warren share the lead after the second round of the DP World Tour Championship.

Rory McIlroy, Luke Donald and Marc Warren share the lead after the second round of the DP World Tour Championship.

McIlory and Warren both shot 67s to join Donald - the leader overnight - on eleven-under-par.

After shooting a 65 on Thursday, Donald began with a birdie and finished with one too, but was only able to muster two further birdies in a solid rather than spectacular round.

Like Donald, McIlroy began well, birding the second and third only to bogey the fourth. It proved to be the world number one's only dropped shot though as he added a further four birdies.

Warren looked set to finish slightly off the pace, but birdies at 15 and 16 kept him on level pegging with his playing partner, Donald.

The South African duo of Branden Grace and Louis Oosthuizen find themselves one back on ten-under, with Grace producing a fine round of 65 that began with three birdies on the trot.

Scot Richie Ramsay and another South African, Charl Schwartzel, are a further shot adrift.

Earlier, Sergio Garcia matched the course record of 64 in an incredible round that included nine birdies, two bogeys and a double bogey. Such a showing sees the Spaniard back in the mix on seven-under having opened with a 73.

Lee Westwood was unfortunately moving in the other direction with the Englishman's 74 seeing him drop back to three-under.



Courses

The 16th at The Old White TPC

Old White TPC

The Old White TPC, where this week's Greenbrier Classic is to be played, was opened as far back as 1914.

The 18th at Le Golf National

Le Golf National

Le Golf National, venue for this week's Open de France, can boast a links-target style course ranked in the top five in Europe.

Photo Galleries

Final round at the US Open

Another major championship in 2015, another victory for 21-year-old prodigy Jordan Spieth. Go to Gallery

Day 2 at the US Open

A day of mixed fortunes and high drama at the US Open, as Chambers Bay continued to bare its teeth. Go to Gallery

Final round at the Players

Sergio Garcia and Kevin Kisner came close, but the 2015 Players Championship belonged to Rickie Fowler. Go to Gallery

Golf Lessons

Looking For The Perfect Pitch? Visit The Swing Doctor!

Full Blog Entry