• EN
  • DE
  • FR
  • ES
  • JP
Friday, 19 March 2010
BMW International Open - Round One  (Getty Images)
BMW International Open - Round One (Getty Images)

Retief Goosen remained the man to catch at the BMW International Open in Munich as the second round got under way.

Two ahead after an opening eight under par 64, the twice US Open Championship winner was initially caught by England's David Lynn when play resumed, but then showed his class to move clear again.

Birdies at the 13th and 16th were followed by a 12 foot putt for another on the long 18th, and by turning in 33 Goosen stood 11 under and three in front. He had yet to drop a stroke.

Compatriot James Kingston and Welshman Stephen Dodd were in joint second. Dodd made three birdies in four holes and Kingston three in five, while Lynn's bogey at the 432 yard first meant he was in a share for fourth with fellow countryman Danny Willett, Scot David Drysdale and Spanish star Miguel Angel Jiménez.

Bernhard Langer's hopes of becoming the oldest winner in European Tour history - he is 52 in August - were still alive as he covered the inward half in 35 to be five under and tied for 11th.

Playing partner Rory McIlroy, who at 20 is 31 years his junior, was only one shot further back following birdies at the tenth, 11th and 18th.

Get Adobe Flash player

Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1DOUGHERTY, NickENG18-22
2ECHENIQUE, RafaARG18-21
3GOOSEN, RetiefRSA18-18
T4AGUILAR, FelipeCHI18-17
T4DRYSDALE, DavidSCO18-17
T4JIMÉNEZ, Miguel AngelESP18-17
R2D Fantasy

European Tour Partners

  • BMW
  • Emirates
  • UPS
  • Rolex

European Tour Sponsors

  • Club Car

    Media Centre

    Official Partner

    Official Suppliers

    This website is © The PGA European Tour 1997 - 2014. PGA European Tour, Wentworth Drive, Virginia Water, Surrey, GU25 4LX. Registered in England No. 1867610.
    All rights reserved. No reproduction, distribution or transmission of any information, part or parts of this website by any means whatsoever is permitted without the prior written permission of the PGA European Tour.