Former Ryder Cupper Leads as Play Called


2006 KLM OpenZANDVOORT, Netherlands -- Two weather delays Friday totaling over four hours forced the second round of the KLM Open to be suspended and its completion pushed to Saturday morning.
The third round will follow the completion of round two on Saturday.
At the time play stopped for the night, Ignacio Garrido had completed 11 holes and led at minus-8. Soren Kjeldsen was the clubhouse leader at 6-under-par 136 after posting his second straight 3-under 68 Friday.
Christian Cevaer, who shared the first-round lead with Anders Hansen, is also at minus-6 through 11 holes at Kennemer Golf & Country Club.
Hansen struggled to a 1-over 72 and is tied for fourth at 5-under-par 137 with Damien McGrane (68). Raymond Russell is also at minus-5 through 10 holes of his second round.
Garrido started on the 10th tee Friday and collected his first birdie on the par-4 12th. The Spaniard ran off three straight birdies from the par-5 16th to move to minus-7.
After a par on the first, Garrido birdied the par-5 second for the second straight day. Play was halted after that, meaning Garrido will play his final seven holes Saturday.
Kjeldsen birdied the par-4 fifth to get to 4 under, but trouble loomed. He stumbled to a double-bogey on the par-5 seventh.
A birdied at 10 got Kjeldsen back to even par for his round and minus-3 overall. He then birdied the par-3 14th before sinking a 30-foot eagle putt on 16 that got him to 6 under.
'Making double (bogeys) can easily happen out there if you stray off the fairway because you can easily have an unplayable lie. It's not like you have a big area of rough,' Kjeldsen stated. 'But with the wind being strong, it can happen and you just have to get on with it. It was hard work out there battling the elements, but I quite enjoy playing in the wind so I tried to look at the positive side of it.'
Cevaer was even par for his round with nine pars, a bogey and a birdie. He birdied the fifth for the second round in a row, but gave that shot right back with a bogey on seven.
Simon Dyson carded an even-par 71 Friday and is tied for seventh at 4-under-par 138. He was joined there by David Bransdon (16 holes), Alessandro Tadini (15) and David Drysdale (12).
The cut line is projected to be 1-over-par 143. Currently there are 70 players at that number. Among those likely to miss the cut are Phillip Golding (145), 2005 champion Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano (147) and Marcel Siem (147).
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