Paisley leads 2nd round of weather-delayed Italian Open
Scott Jamieson of Scotland chips onto the 7th green during the 3rd round of the BMW Masters golf tournament at the Lake Malaren Golf Club in Shanghai, China, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
MONZA, Italy (AP) Chris Paisley took a one-stroke lead in the second round of the Italian Open on Friday before thunderstorms ended play early.
Seeking his first European Tour win, Paisley was at 10-under through 13 holes, putting him one shot ahead of Masters champion and fellow Englishman Danny Willett.
Clubhouse leader Richard Green, Chris Hanson and Alexander Levy were at 8-under, a shot clear of Andy Sullivan and defending champion and overnight leader Rikard Karlberg, who didn't start his second round.
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The second round was scheduled to be completed at 7:30 a.m. (0530 GMT) Saturday morning at the Golf Club Milano, next to Monza's Formula One circuit.
More than half of Darren Clarke's Europe team – including Willett and Sullivan – is competing in Monza with the Ryder Cup scheduled for Hazeltine in Minnesota at the end of the month.