Setting pace a breeze for Lee

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Lee Westwood was in imperious form at the Thailand Golf Championship once more, carding an eight-under-par 64 on the second day to move into an 11-shot lead.

Having raced around the course for the first 60 of his career on Thursday, the Worksop golfer impressed again in breezy conditions, trimming eight shots off the course par 72, and not dropping a shot for the second day running.

He picked up four birdies coming in and four more going out, leaving him in a commanding position on 20 under par, with Charl Schwartzel and Michael Thompson posing the nearest thing to a threat on nine under.

South African Schwartzel landed an eagle on the par-five 15th to put himself in such a position, while Thompson saved six shots for an impressive 66.

American John Daly, who had been Westwood`s nearest challenger at the end of the first day, picked up three shots but dropped four on his way to a one-over 73, while England`s Simon Dyson moved to five under, a shot behind Daly, with a 70.

None of them are close to matching the brilliance of Westwood, though,.

He posted on Twitter: “Arguably a better second round in windy conditions than the first! The best I’ve ever played.

Ernie Els` 13-shot win at the 2005 Asian Open is the record winning margin in the Asian tour.