20 Feb 2009

Monty overcomes pain

10:18 am on 20 February 2009

The temperatures are again expected to reach the mid-30's in Perth today for the second round of the Johnnie Walker Golf Classic, however the Scot Colin Montgomery appears to be coping with it okay.

Dutchman Robert-Jan Derksen leads at 8 under par, while 18-year old amateur Eddie Lee is the best placed New Zealand 3 strokes back in a tie for 7th the same position as Montgomery.

The European Ryder Cup captain says he always takes some pain killers with him onto the course....



OUT:...beat it.

DUR:...15 secs

Colin Montgomery.

The defending champion, Wellington's Mark Brown and the New Zealand number one David Smail both had 2-under par 70s, and they're tied for 44th.