Jimenez leads Thailand Classic by 1

Hua Hin, Thailand (SportsNetwork.com) – Miguel Angel Jimenez fired a 6-under
66 on Friday and he moved one stroke clear of the field after two rounds of
the inaugural Thailand Classic.

Jimenez, who won on the Champions Tour three weeks ago, stands at 11-under-par
133 after 36 holes. His last European Tour win was at the 2014 Open de Espana.

Kiradech Aphibarnrat shot 67 for the second straight round and he is alone in
second place at minus-10. Thailand’s Thongchai Jaidee carded a 66 to move to
9-under-par 135. He was joined in third place by Richard T. Lee (67) and Scott
Hend (68).

First-round leader Michael Hoey managed an even-par 72 at Black Mountain Golf
Club and he slid into a tie for sixth at 8-under-par 136. Hoey stands
alongside Matthew Baldwin, Tom Lewis and Johan Carlsson, who all carded 67s in
round two.