Lexi Thompson leads by 2 at Dubai Ladies Masters

Teenage sensation Lexi Thompson leads the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters by two strokes over Sophie Gustafson and Margherita Rigon.

Thompson, as you may recall, made major head lines this season on the LPGA Tour by becoming the youngest winner ever at the Navstar LPGA Classic.

The 16-year old followed her first round score of two-under 70, with a nice six-under par 66 in round two, to take the lead heading into the third round by two strokes.

Thompson kept a clean card in round two that included six birdies -- Three on both sides of the course.

In round one, she struggled a bit to control her short game, carding four birdies and two bogeys en route to her two-under, 70.

She did however close her first round out strong with three consecutive birdies, to really take some momentum into the second round.

Thompson had back-to-back birdies on holes two and three after carding three birdies on her front nine (started on No. 10) to get her round to five-under par.

She found red numbers in round two on No.'s 6, 12, 14 and 18 to card her six-under, 66 and take the two shot lead heading into round three.

Over night leader Lotta Wahlin could not find the same play she had in round one, which saw her card a six-under, 66.

She ended her second round with a two-over, 74 to fall back to a tie for sixth position.

Michelle Wie also rebounded after a poor opening round of 73, to fire a five-under 67, to vault her up to a tie for sixth. Four back of the lead of Thompson.

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