Price's 65 worth lead at Abu Dhabi

Jan. 19, 2007 at 10:54 AM

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Phillip Price turned in a seven-under 65 Friday and moved into the lead at the halfway point of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship.

Price had eight birdies and a bogey to move to 10-under-par 134 for the tournament. He has a one-stroke lead over Padraig Harrington, who shot 67 Friday. Miguel Angel Jimenez (65), Shiv Kapur (66), Nick O'Hern (68) and Alessandro Tadini (66) share third place at eight-under 136.

First-round leader Phillip Archer struggled to a 75 and is four strokes behind Price.

Price, who tapped in a short putt for birdie on No. 18, hasn't owned a second-round lead since the 2004 Heritage.

Harrington is alone in second place at nine-under 135. Last year's Order of Merit winner posted a 31 on the front nine, a 36 on the back and held the clubhouse lead before being passed by Price.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more news from
Related UPI Stories
share with facebook
share with twitter
Trending Stories