28 Oct '11, 12pm

Golf: McIlroy recovers to keep Shanghai lead: McIlroy backed himself to win the unsanctioned event. -AFP

Golf: McIlroy recovers to keep Shanghai lead: McIlroy backed himself to win the unsanctioned event. -AFP

SHANGHAI - Rory McIlroy kept his cool to recover from a second round double bogey at the mega-bucks Lake Malaren Shanghai Masters Friday to keep one hand on one of the largest winner's cheques in golf. The world number three sank an eight-yard sloping putt on the 18th to secure a three-under-par 69 and a two stroke advantage over a stellar field chasing the US$2 million (S$2.5 million) first place prize. The US Open champion carded six birdies in breezy conditions, but it was not all plain sailing - he bogeyed the fourth and hit water on the ninth as an audacious attempt to recover par ended two over for the hole. "The birdie on the 18th was a really good finish and I had a good back nine. This was a good way to come back from the really bad tee shot on the ninth," the 22-year-old said. The Northern Irishman's impressive first round 64 was surpassed by South Korea's Noh Se...

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