Ramsay takes outright lead at European Masters

09/04/2014 1:47 PM

09/05/2014 1:44 PM

Crans Montana, Switzerland (SportsNetwork.com) - Richie Ramsay shot a second-round, 4-under 66 on Friday to take the outright lead at the European Masters.

Ramsay, who entered the day tied atop the leaderboard with Edoardo Molinari, finished 36 holes with a 1-shot lead at 12-under-par 128. Ramsay is a two-time winner on the European Tour, including a victory at this event back in 2012.

European Ryder Cup team member Jamie Donaldson fired one of the lowest rounds of the day as his 64 on the Alpine Course at Crans-sur-Sierre vaulted him into second place at 11-under 129.

Brooks Koepka (65) and Graeme Storm (66) are both tied for third at 10-under 130, while David Lipsky (64), Shane Lowry (65) and Gareth Maybin (67) are in fifth at minus-9.

Molinari, a runner-up at this event in 2010, shot an even-par 70 to fall into a tie for eighth at 8-under 132 with Marc Warren (63), Victor Dubuisson (67), Seve Benson (67) and Tommy Fleetwood (68).

Defending champion and two-time winner at this event Thomas Bjorn (72) is tied for 49th with 14 others at 2-under 138.

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