Morrison shoots 64, leads BMW PGA

May 25, 2012 at 7:07 PM

SURREY, England, May 25 (UPI) -- James Morrison of England shot an 8-under 64 Friday and leads the BMW PGA Championship by four strokes over Luke Donald and David Drysdale.

Morrison was in the clubhouse at 12-under 132 when windy conditions set in.


Donald, the defending champion shot a 4-under 68 Friday and Drysdale shot 70.

Alvaro Quiros (70) and first-round co-leader Peter Lawrie (71) finished the day tied for fourth at 7-under 137. Justin Rose shot 71 and shared sixth place with seven other players.

With the wind whipping around the West Course Wentworth Club, World No. 1 Rory McIlroy posted two double-bogeys and seven bogeys to finish the day with a 79, missing the cut by eight strokes.

Last week's World Match Play winner Nicolas Colsaerts also missed the cut, along with Graeme McDowell, Darren Clarke, Retief Goosen, Paul Casey and Padraig Harrington.

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