Min Woo Lee shoots sizzling 62 in Euro PGA

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Australian Min Woo Lee has produced a course record-equalling 62 at Wentworth in the flagship event of the European Tour, while Rory McIlroy is just one shot off the pace in the BMW PGA Championship.

Denmark's Soren Kjeldsen blazed his way to an eight-under 64 in the second round on Saturday to grab a share of first place alongside Norwegian Viktor Hovland on the celebrated English course.

The event has been reduced to 54 holes after play on Friday was cancelled following the death of Queen Elizabeth.

Lee put on a sizzling show by carding a 10-under round, but following his poor start with a 76 on Thursday, he's still only on six under for the tournament, six shots adrift of the leaders.

His 62 would have officially equalled the course record if preferred lies hadn't been in play on Saturday.

Kjeldsen had a dismal start when he made bogey on the opening hole but soon found his groove, sinking an eagle on the par-five fourth before making seven birdies in a superb round to end the day at 12 under for the tournament.

"Obviously I don't hit it a long way but if I hit it solid and I hit it into the fairway, it's possible for me to compete," said Kjeldsen, who has four wins on the European Tour.

Hovland, the joint-leader from Thursday, was steady on the greens but undone by a costly bogey on the par-four 15th, eventually carding a four-under 68.

Four-times major winner McIlroy was among three players tied for third at 11-under after the Northern Irishman shot a bogey-free 65, with Matthew Jordan and Shane Lowry among a group of five players one shot further back.

McIlroy was thrilled with his putting after making two excellent saves on the 13th and 16th before ending his round with two successive birdies.

"Par putt on 16 was huge ... I thought my putting today was really good, and that's really what's kept me in the tournament," said the 33-year-old.

McIlroy is chasing a rare double as he leads the overall European Tour standings, having already won the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup for a third time last month.

"I had that great finish in the States, I wanted to turn my attention to here and win the Rankings. It would be great to win it for the fourth time, and I didn't want to let up," he added.

The day was a struggle for Englishman Tommy Fleetwood, who led after the first round but saw his challenge fall away following a one-over 73.

The best-placed Australian in the field is Jason Scrivener, who followed up his terrific opening 66 with a 69 to lie only three shots off the lead, while Queenslander Maverick Antcliff is, like Lee, on six under after shooting two 69s.