11 Feb '11, 6pm

Golf: Woods impresses in Dubai, McIlroy leads: DUBAI : Tiger Woods had the round of the day at the Dubai Desert

Golf: Woods impresses in Dubai, McIlroy leads: DUBAI : Tiger Woods had the round of the day at the Dubai Desert

DUBAI : Tiger Woods had the round of the day at the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday, but it was Ulster's Golden Boy Rory McIlroy who held on to the lead at the halfway stage of the Gulf's showcase tournament. Woods produced his best golf of the year for a six under 66 to bound into contention for a first title in 15 months. He will go into the weekend on seven under par, four strokes shy of McIlroy who added a 68 to his opening blast of 65 to stand at 11 under. In second place a stroke off the lead is back-to-form Sergio Garcia who came in with a second straight 67. He is level with South Africa's Thomas Aiken, who has had identical scores to the Spaniard. Playing alongside the two men ahead of him in the rankings, Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer, the world number three Woods looked comfortable and relaxed as he took advantage of perfect morning playing conditions to roll in...

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