Stunning second round fires Lowry up leaderboard in Spain

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A stunning second round of six under par 66 has shot Offaly golfer Shane Lowry up the leaderboard at the Spanish Open in Valencia.

A stunning second round of six under par 66 has shot Offaly golfer Shane Lowry up the leaderboard at the Spanish Open in Valencia.

After a disappointing opening round of six over par 78 which included seven bogies and a double bogey, the Clara golfer burned up the course on Friday with seven birdies and just one dropped shot.

Midway through the day he had jumped 101 places to a tie for 38th.

*More to follow on the conclusion of the second round