McIlroy leads by 3 after 65 at Wentworth

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy on the 6th fairway during day two of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Golf Club, Surrey, England Friday May 25, 2018. (Adam Davy/PA via AP)

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) Rory McIlroy shot a 7-under 65 to move into the second-round lead at the BMW PGA Championship on Friday.

So good was McIlroy's bogey-free round at Wentworth that playing partner Alex Noren, the defending champion, called it "the best round I've ever seen."

"I'm about to quit golf, I think," joked Noren, whose own round of 68 left him five shots off the pace on 7 under par alongside Robert Rock and Kiradech Aphibarnrat.

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3 Tommy Fleetwood €837,874
4 Kiradech Aphibarnrat €827,397
5 Jon Rahm €810,488
6 Rory McIlroy €775,679
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