Larrazabal breaks course record at KLM Open

Pablo Larrazabal, of Spain, warms up on the driving range before a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Jeff Robe
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ZANDVOORT, Netherlands (AP) Pablo Larrazabal broke the course record at Kennemer Golf & Country Club on Friday, shooting an eight under 62 to take the lead at the halfway stage of the KLM Open at 10 under.

The Spaniard got off to a blistering start, birdying his first six holes, and did not drop a shot until a bogey on his 17th hole of the day, the par three eighth. He followed that with another birdie to break the Kennemer Golf & Country Club course record by a shot and go to 10 under after two rounds.

Defending champion Joost Luiten struggled to a level par 70 to drop to a tie for seventh, five shots off Larrazabal's lead.

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