Byrne in the hunt at Indonesian Masters as Westwood pushes ahead

April 20, 2012 · uncategorized

Jakarta, April 20: Lee Westwood was rewarded for his patience with a flawless four-under-par 68 as he took the second round clubhouse lead at the weather-hit CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters presented by PNTS on Friday.

Westwood, who finished tied third at the Masters tournament two weeks ago, made eight consecutive pars before adding birdies on holes 18 and three followed by two closing birdies for 11-under-par 133 at the US$750,000 Asian Tour event.

The world number three holds a dominant five-shot lead over Kieran Pratt of Australia, winner of the Zaykabar Myanmar Open presented by Air Bagan in February, who posted a sparkling 65 at the Royale Jakarta Golf Club.

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