OGAWA, Ibaraki Pref. (Kyodo) New Zealand’s David Smail extended his overnight lead to two shots with a 6-under-par 65 in the second round of the Acom International on Friday.

The 35-year-old Smail has a 36-hole total of 13-under 129.

Australian Scott Laycock fired a 63 and moved into a share of second with Takuya Taniguchi, who had a 64.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.