Bernd Wiesberger shot a course record 7-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead over Marcus Fraser after the second-round of the Ballantine's Championship on Friday.
Wiesberger took advantage of calm early morning conditions to make seven birdies in a bogey-free round at the Blackstone Golf Course. The 26-year-old Austrian was at 7-under 137 in search of his first European Tour victory.
Fraser, the 2010 Ballantine's champion, had a 67.
Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez, at 48 aiming to become the oldest winner in European Tour history, shot a 68 to move into fourth place, three shots off the lead. England's Paul Casey (72) and Ian Poulter (67) were five shots behind in the event sanctioned by the European and Asian tours.
First-round leader Victor Dubuisson of France, who thrived in difficult conditions for a 68 on the opening day, shot 75 to slide to six shots off the lead.
''It was a totally different golf course out there,'' said Wiesberger, who will at...