VILAMOURA, Portugal (AP) — Julien Guerrier shot a 5-under 66 to take a five-shot lead coming into the weekend on the Portugal Masters on Friday.
Guerrier had seven birdies and two bogeys to observe a bogey-free 62 in his opening spherical at Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course in Vilamoura. The Frenchman was at 14 underneath on the match’s midway level.
“I’m feeling nice. It seems simple nevertheless it’s not,” Guerrier mentioned. “After taking pictures 9 underneath it’s at all times robust to make a great rating so I’m actually blissful to have performed good.”
American golfer Sihwan Kim shot a 5-under 66 to maneuver into second place heading into the weekend. He had six birdies and three bogeys in his last 9 holes.
“I want to remain affected person,” Kim mentioned. “Some spots across the inexperienced are so thick, I simply must take my photographs extra in the direction of the center of the inexperienced and simply putt like I’ve been placing and I’ll be good to go.”
Liam Johnston, who led after the primary spherical because of a 10-under 61, fell seven photographs off the lead after a 3-over second spherical. The Scot had 10 birdies on Thursday however couldn’t get any on Friday.
Eight different gamers have been tied for third with Johnston at 7 underneath par.
Two gamers made a gap in a single on Friday: Jonathan Caldwell and Mathieu Fenasse.
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