Englands Morrison leads Madeira Islands Open


PORTO SANTO, Madeira Islands – England’s James Morrison shot a 7-under 65 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Scotland’s George Murray after the second round of the Madeira Islands Open.

Morrison had a 12-under 132 total on the Seve Ballesteros-designed Porto Santo course. He opened with an eagle on the par-5 10th, then birdied five of his next seven holes. Murray had a 67. Ireland’s Simon Thornton was 10 under after a 66.