Friday, January 25, 2008

Golf News: Buick invitational Round 2 Wrap

Tiger Woods, back in action after a five-week break, overcame a second successive day of wayward driving to take control of the Buick Invitational.

Two off the pace overnight, the world number one forged four strokes clear with a sparkling seven-under-par 65 in the second round at a sun-drenched Torrey Pines.

Woods piled up seven birdies in a bogey-free display on the North Course, the easier of the two par-72 layouts hosting the fourth event on the PGA Tour.

That left him at 12-under 132, ahead of American rookie Kevin Streelman who birdied the last for a 69 on the longer South Course to secure second place.

Australian Aaron Baddeley was a further two strokes back at six under after a 67 on the North Course.

"It was the same thing as yesterday, low left and high right," Woods told reporters of his tee shots after finding only six fairways out of 14.

"I've got to get that organised. When I tried to steer it out there today it wasn't very good."

Despite his struggles off the tee, Woods covered his back nine in four-under 32...

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