Englands Morrison still leads Madeira Islands Open


PORTO SANTO, Madeira Islands – England’s James Morrison birdied six of the final nine holes Saturday for a 6-under 66 and a three-stroke lead in the Madeira Islands Open.

Morrison, the 25-year-old former Challenge Tour player seeking his first PGA European Tour title, had an 18-under 198 total on the Seve Ballesteros-designed Porto Santo course that features 500-foot seaside cliffs.

Scotland’s George Murray (68) was second at 15 under, and England’s Oliver Fisher (65) was third at 12 under.