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Jaidee leads by two at Indonesian Masters, Els four back

Associated Press

5/3/2013 10:19:32 AM

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand fired a 7-under 65 to claim the lead by two shots after the second round of the Indonesian Masters on Friday.

Thonghchai, a three-time Asian Tour Order of Merit winner, sank seven birdies to be at 10 under overall at Royale Jakarta.

Scott Barr of Australia carded a 68 to lie second, a stroke ahead of countryman Wade Ormsby, who also posted 68.

British Open champion Ernie Els (70) headed a group of five at 6 under, with three Australians -- Kieran Pratt (68), Jake Higginbottom (69), Scott Hend (72) -- and Taiwanese Hung Chien-yao (68).