7 Mar 2009

Paddison equal top, Geary best score, Lee 12th

7:21 am on 7 March 2009

The Wellington golfer Gareth Paddison shares the lead with two others at the halfway point of the New Zealand PGA Championship at Clearwater in Christchurch.

Paddison's on nine under par along with the American Josh Teater and the Australian Kurt Barnes.

The New Zealand amateur Danny Lee finished with a five under par 67 to move into a share of 12th.

Mt Maunganui's Josh Geary carded seven birdies in a a flawless seven under 65 second round to move from his overnight position of 77th to a share of sixth.