Englishman James Heath carded a second round 70 to take a one stroke lead at European Tour First Qualifying Stage - Section D at Wychwood Park.
Heath leads Tyrone Mordt of South Africa and Australian Scott Arnold, who both had second rounds of 69, while young amateur Chris Lloyd, who will next week represent Europe in the Junior Ryder Cup, is fourth at four under, two shots back.
At Bogogno, Italy’s Marco Guerisoli carded an impressive seven under par 65 to reach 12 under overall and lead Spain’s Francis Valera (67) by one. Frenchman Julien Grillion (67) is another shot back at 10 under.
The Second Stage takes place over four courses in Spain – Costa Ballena Ocean Club, Arcos Gardens, Hacienda del Alamo and El Valle Golf Resort – from November 26 – 29 before the Final Stage at PGA Golf Catalunya Resort in December, where 30 players plus ties will win a European Tour card for 2011.