Fernandez-Castano takes lead with 66 at Dunlop Phoenix

Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano
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Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano is coming off a win last week in Singapore.
Associated Press

Series: Other Tour

Published: Friday, November 18, 2011 | 8:26 a.m.

MIYAZAKI, Japan (AP) -- Spain's Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano made four straight birdies on the back nine in a 5-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead Friday in the Dunlop Phoenix.

Fernandez-Castano won the rain-delayed Singapore Open on Monday in a playoff.

Fernandez-Castano, who started play on the 10th hole, made his fourth consecutive birdie on the par-4 eighth and finished the second round at 8-under 134.

Japan's Hideto Tanihara was second after a 69.