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Birdie blitz boosts Argentine Gonzalez at Gleneagles

Birdie blitz boosts Argentine Gonzalez at Gleneagles

(Reuters) – A dazzling run of five straight birdies at the end of the second round gave Argentine Ricardo Gonzalez a second successive seven-under 65 & a one-stroke lead at the Johnnie Walker Championship in Scotland on Friday.

Austrian Bernd Wiesberger (66) was in second place on 131, two ahead of British pair Mark Foster (67) & Tommy Fleetwood (65) at Gleneagles, the venue for next year’s Ryder Cup.

“I don’t think I have ever shot 65 two days in a row,” the 43-year-old Gonzalez told reporters as he chased the fifth European Tour victory of his career.

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