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Golf: Five in Lead at  British Open - 2002-07-19

An international quintet of golfers, including Americans Duffy Waldorf and Bob Tway and two-time U.S. Open winner Ernie Els of South Africa, share the lead after the second round of the British Open in Scotland.

Els tied a tournament record when he finished the first nine holes in 29 shots and completed his second round at five-under-par 66. That gave him six-under-par at the halfway point of the tournament. Waldorf fired a two-under-par, 69 in his second round while Tway had a five-under-par, 66.

Shigeki Maruyama of Japan fired a three-under-par, 68 in his second round and is also at six-under-par for the tournament. Ireland's Padraig Harrington shot a four-under-par, 67 and is six under for two rounds.

World number one golfer Tiger Woods of the United States shot a three-under-par, 68 in his second round and is at four-under-par, 138 for the tournament. Woods is attempting to become the first man in history to win all four major golf tournaments in one year.