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4 share lead halfway through Volvo Champions

 Jose Maria Olazabal watches his ball Friday, Jan. 28, 2011,  after removing it from beneath the oil pipelines during the second round of the European...
 Ian Poulter of England plays from the desert sand Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, during the second round of the European Tour's Volvo Golf Champions Tourname...
 Edoardo Molinari of Italy takes a swing Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, during the second round of the European Tour's Volvo Golf Champions Tournament at the ...
 Barry Lane of England plays from the desert sand Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, during the second round of the European Tour's Volvo Golf Champions Tournamen...

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Jose Maria Olazabal watches his ball Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, after removing it from beneath the oil pipelines during the second round of the European...

Bahrain Golf European Tour

Ian Poulter of England plays from the desert sand Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, during the second round of the European Tour's Volvo Golf Champions Tourname...

Bahrain Golf European Tour

Edoardo Molinari of Italy takes a swing Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, during the second round of the European Tour's Volvo Golf Champions Tournament at the ...

Bahrain Golf European Tour

Barry Lane of England plays from the desert sand Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, during the second round of the European Tour's Volvo Golf Champions Tournamen...

Miguel Angel Jimenez made three birdies putting with a lob wedge after breaking his putter to set up a four-way tie for the lead halfway through the Volvo Champions on Friday.
Jimenez, Edoardo Molinari of Italy and Raphael Jacquelin of France shot identical 7-under-par 65s to join Peter Hanson (67) of Sweden at 11-under 133 at Royal Golf Club.
They led by a stroke from Stephen Gallacher (64) of Scotland, Paul Casey (67), Darren Clarke (65) and James Kingston (67) of South Africa.
In all, there were 25 players within three shots of the lead after two rounds of the new European Tour event.