birdied five of his final seven holes at Fota Island. Sweden's Robert Karlsson and Magnus Carlsson and Germany's Marcel Siem were tied for second at 66. McIlroy had a 3-over 74.
for a 10-under 132 total. Frenchman Victor Riu (67) was in second place, two strokes clear of 2012 champion Marcel Siem (72). Thomas Bjorn and George Coetzee missed the cut.
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American Kevin Stadler shot a 7-under 64 in his French Open debut to take a one-stroke lead over Germany's Marcel Siem . Stadler, the Phoenix Open winner in February had seven birdies in his bogey-free round on Le Golf National's