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BMW International Open - Day two digest

BMW International Open - Day two digest

Everything you need to know from day two in Germany.

Ewen Ferguson moved ahead, Bernhard Langer said goodbye, Marcel Siem took the aerial route and putters were optional on day two of the BMW International Open.

Here is everything you need to know from Friday at Golfclub München Eichenried.

Ferguson dominates day two

Ferguson was delighted to be enjoying his golf again as he fired a brilliant 64 to open up a two-shot lead after two rounds. The Scotsman has been struggling with vertigo and retired from the European Open last month but bounced back with two top-30s and rounds of 67-64 have put him in control. Ferguson led by five at 13 under after he finished his round on Friday but Frenchman Romain Langasque carded a 65 in the afternoon to get to 11 under and trim the advantage. English duo Jordan Smith and Matthew Southgate, Australian David Micheluzzi, American Patrick Reed and Austrian Bernd Wiesberger were at eight under.

Emotional farewell for Langer

Langersaid an emotional farewell to the DP World Tour as he brought the curtain down on a 50-year dream come true. The German made his DP World Tour debut in 1974 and would go on to play over 500 events, claim 42 wins including two Masters Tournaments, win the Harry Vardon Trophy twice and star in the Ryder Cup as a victorious captain and player. This week he played his final event, carding a brilliant opening 71 and then playing through the pain in a second-round 73 in front of huge galleries. That did not see him make the weekend but he got the biggest cheers of the week, holing a gutsy nine-footer on the last for a par before leaving the green to a rapturous ovation. "It's hard to put into words," he said. "It's kind of been a dream come true for me, growing up in a village of 800 people where nobody knew what golf was. I was able to live that dream for 50 years."

Still got it

The fact that Langer played a 7,347-yard course in level par over 36 holes at 66 years of age shows the incredible quality he still possesses. With shots like this, he will surely continue his domination of the senior circuit.

A big finish

Determined to finish on a high, Langer took a driver off the deck to try and hit the green at the par-five last in two. His shot found the water but he gave the crowds one last huge cheer, getting up and down for par.

What goes up..........

Just look at this magic from Siem - flop-shot genius.

No putters required

A show was being put on around the greens.

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