Santa putts it right for Lee

Published: 18/01/2014

Scot Craig Lee kept his hopes of a maiden European Tour victory on track as he moved into a share of the lead with Spain’s Rafa Cabrera-Bello on nine- under-par 135 at the half- way stage of the Abu Dhabi HSBC championship.

The 36-year-old from Stirling posted a 67 to Cabrera-Bello’s 68 on the immaculate National Course, both men one shot clear of England’s Danny Willett who provided the pick of the second day’s cards with a stunning 63 for 136.

Lee, who lost out to Thomas Bjorn in a play-off for the Omega European Masters last September, said: “I think Santa has brought me a good putting stroke for Christmas.

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