Wood leads Mallorca Open by three shots

BY foxsports • May 13, 2011

Chris Wood shot a 5-under 65 to lead the Mallorca Open by three shots after the second round on Friday.

The 23-year-old Englishman made six birdies before dropping a shot at No. 16 to total 8-under 132 at the halfway stage.

''You just have to keep it in play and think your way round,'' said Wood, who has had 14 top-10 finishes on the European Tour. ''I was cruising along and then came to 16 and that is not an easy tee shot.''

Next are European Tour rookie Matthew Nixon of England and Darren Clarke of Northern Ireland, who both shot a 70.

First-round leader Gregory Bourdy of France had a tough time with the wind, hitting a 77 after breaking the course record on Thursday with a 63.

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