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Cabrera-Bello, Lee share lead in Abu Dhabi

  • The Sports Network
  • Published Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at 8:52 a.m.
  • Updated Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at 8:16 a.m.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (SportsNetwork.com) - Rafael Cabrera-Bello bogeyed his final hole on Friday to fall back into a share of the lead after the second round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.

Cabrera-Bello posted a 4-under 68 to end 36 holes at 9-under-par 135. He was joined there by Craig Lee, who carded a 5-under 67 in round two. Cabrera-Bello is a two-time winner on the European Tour, while Lee is searching for his first tour title.

Danny Willett missed the course record by one shot on Friday as he fired a 9- under 63 at Abu Dhabi Golf Club. He soared into third place at minus-8.

Two-time runner-up Rory McIlroy carded a 5-under 67 and moved into a share of fourth at 7-under 137. He stands alongside Thomas Bjorn (67) and Ricardo Gonzalez (66).

Tommy Fleetwood posted a 7-under 65 to climb into a tie for seventh at minus-6. He was joined there by George Coetzee and Joost Luiten, who both shot 70 on Friday.

British Open champion Phil Mickelson carded a 2-under 70 to end 36 holes at 1- under 143. Sergio Garcia birdied four of the first eight holes, then closed with 10 pars in a row. Garcia shot 68 to make the cut on the number at even- par 144.


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