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De Jager moves clear at Kenya Open

15th March 2019, 18:34 by James Mason

Louis de Jager shined on day two of the Kenya Open as he opened up a four-shot lead at the top of the leaderboard.

World number 256 De Jager made seven birdies and two bogeys to card a five-under-par round of 66 and move onto -12 for the tournament, four strokes clear of Englishman Jack Singh Brar and Spaniard Adria Arnaus.

The 31-year-old South African, who came through the Qualifying School at the sixth attempt last season, was happy with his performance and is hoping to keep the momentum going over the weekend.

He told the European Tour website: "I started off birdie-birdie and it got me in the right mindset for the round. I kept it going, kept it on the fairways, kept hitting the greens and made a few putts."

South African Justin Harding shot an impressive six-under-par round of 65 to move into a three-way share of fourth on -7 alongside Italian Guido Migliozzi and Indian Gaganjeet Bhullar.

Welshman Stuart Manley and Scotland's Liam Johnston are a further stroke back on -6, six shots off the leader.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

James Mason grew up in Northumberland so is entrenched in both the football and golf scenes. A low handicap golfer, he also follows Newcastle United and predicts big things under Rafa Benitez.

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