Australias Kulacz shoots 63 for Abu Dhabi lead


ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP)—Rick Kulacz of Australia shot a 9-under63 Friday for a one-shot lead at the Abu Dhabi Championship after two rounds.

Sergio Garcia shot 67 and was tied for second with Shane Lowry (65) andPeter Hanson (67) at 11 under.

Kulacz had 11 birdies and two bogeys and fell one shot short of equaling theAbu Dhabi Golf Club course record set by the Henrik Stenson four years ago.Kulacz played late on the second day after a strong breeze subsided off theArabian Gulf.

Garcia had six birdies and one bogey despite a sore right hand.

Francesco Molinari had a hole-in-one at the 174-yard fourth hole with a7-iron.