Two share lead at French Open
French Open Leaderboard
T-1. Howell (-6)
T-1. Hansen (-6)
3. Coetzee (-5)
T-4. Siem (-4)
T-4. Jacquelin (-4)
T-6. Poulter (-3)
T-6. Stenson (-3)
• Complete scores
Howell, who shot 34 in his opening nine, added birdies on the 14th and 16th on his way back to the clubhouse just before a thunderstorm halted play.
Lee Westwood strained his groin when he slipped while walking to the first tee. He had a double-bogey on the opening hole and bogeyed the next five. He finished with a 76.
Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press
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