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Here’s a quick roundup of second-round stories from European media with “ringside seats” for the heavyweight golf event at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic:

Steve Marino is too busy soaking in the scenery and atmosphere at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am to get worked up over his four-shot lead going into the weekend.
I didn't see all of Tiger Woods' second round in Dubai, but I saw enough to see him hitting fairways – and giving himself numerous scoring chances – with his 3-wood off the tee.
Jay Don Blake shot an 8-under 64 to take a one-stroke lead over Tom Lehman after the first day of the Allianz Championship on Friday.
John Daly is going multimedia. He now has a TV built into his golf bag.

The charity ante for the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup has been dramatically upgraded, the tour announced today.

Cleveland Golf has announced that two-time Masters champion and victorious 1999 U.S.

The AT&T offers up the greatest meeting of land and sea, yet it still can't get Tiger Woods to play.
Andrea Doddato helped Na Yeon Choi build strength and torso rotation with these excercises.

Much was made of the uber-threesome of Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer and Tiger Woods, the world Nos. 1, 2 and 3, respectively.

PGA Tour rookie Jamie Lovemark has withdrawn from the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am with a back injury that will keep him out of Riviera next week.
Success on the golf course doesn't always come from the practice range, but rather, a stable home.

Stop the presses!

American Stacey Lewis and Australian Kristie Smith each shot 7-under-par 65 Friday to take a share of the second-round lead at the Australian Ladies Masters.

A man stuck in between a new swing that works on the driving range but only sporadically when it matters at a tournament echoed a familiar theme on Thursday following his first-round 71 at the Duba

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Rory McIlroy maintained the lead going into the weekend at the Dubai Desert Classic, shooting a 4-under 68 for a one-shot lead over Sergio Garcia and South African Thomas Aiken.
It might not be birdies in bunches, but 'boring' golf is what Tim Hegarty has in mind.
Golf Channel analyst Frank Nobilo is in the Morning Drive studio and chats with Erik and Gary about Tiger's impressive second round performance at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic and an analysis of the
Champions Tour pro Jim Colbert calls in to chat with Erik and Gary about his longesvity on the eve of his 500th Champions Tour start!