Date: December 07, 2012
Author: Golf Australia

Halfway Home Round 2

Halfway through Round 2 at The Emirates Australian Open and here are the key movers from the early risers. Marcus Fraser has taken a a share of the lead with John Senden as the afternoon field gets stuck into The Lakes. Fraser shot a 3-under 69 and has Brendan Jones and Justin Rose trailing by one as we tick past 1pm here. For the full up to date leaderboard during Round 2 check out our Live Scores On the way up… Marcus Fraser (6-under) had surged to 7-under with back to back birdies on the 6th and 7th (he started on the back nine), but he only managed a par on the Par 5 8th and then bogeyed the Par 3 9th. He had 5 birdies in Round 2. Paul Spargo (3-under) had picked up a share of the 2nd after a torrid opening nine with 4 birdies but he&aposs fallen back to 1-under for the day with 2 bogeys on the 1st and 3rd. Tom Watson (2-over) rolled back the years with a stunning 4-under 68 – and was one of six golfers who shot 68s this morning. Gavin Flint, Joshua Younger and Aaron Cox can still improve on their score as they approach the end of their 2nd rounds. Peter Senior and Steven Jones also boasted 68s, with Jones moving up to a tie for 7th at 3-under. Follow all the scores and latest news on the course or at work by downloading the Official Emirates Australian Open iPhone App here Make sure you visit us throughout the afternoon for more coverage of The Emirates Australian Open from The Lakes in Sydney. Round 2 Current Leaderboard at 1pm 1st – John Senden, Marcus Fraser (-6) T-3rd – Brendan Jones, Justin Rose (-5) 5th – Gareth Paddison (-4) Join in the conversation about the tournament via our Social Hub