Bland & Wood share second in Turkey

Turkish Airlines Open Up second round leaderboard

-14 J van Zyl (SA); -12 R Bland (Eng), C click Wood (Eng); -11 V Dubuisson (Fra), F Zanotti (Par); -10 R McIlroy (NI), Any Levy (Fra); -9 L Westwood (Eng), G McDowell (NI), K Aphibarnrat (Tha); Selected others: -5 S Gallacher (Sco), I Poulter (Eng); +4 J Daly (US)

England's Richard Bland and also Chris Wood are joint second following 2 rounds with the Turkish Airlines Open, a couple of shots powering South Africa's Jaco van Zyl.

Bland's 65 was assisted by means of a front nine regarding just 28 shots in order to go 12 below par as Wood, 27, hit any 2nd successive 66.

world amount three Rory McIlroy is back again about ten under right after back-to-back 67s.

Bland, 42, said: "I got informed in the center associated with the first fairway that will I had offered my residence and also believed 'All right, better make an effort to spend for the new one'."

He is actually seeking his very first European tour success throughout his 370th event.

Northern Ireland's McIlroy can be but to drop a shot inside his 2 rounds because he seeks his very first tournament get since sustaining an ankle injury throughout July that stopped him defending his Open Up Championship title.

He said: "They're as stress-free a pair of 67s as I get shot most year. I definitely feel like there can be lots more to become able to come."

Leader Van Zyl, 36, adopted his opening 61 using a second-round 69 in order to climb click here onto 14 below par.

England's former globe primary Lee Westwood could simply add any 71 to his opening 64 to finish nine beneath par alongside Ryder Cup team-mate Graeme McDowell, who shot a new 65 throughout pursuit of simply his second top-10 finish of the season.