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By Donald Lambro
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Topic - Peter Hedblom
Peter Hedblom shot a 3-under 69 Friday to take a two-stroke lead after two rounds of the Perth International.
Webb Simpson opened a four-stroke lead Friday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, taking advantage of perfect scoring conditions at TPC Summerlin.
Needing a win to retain his European Tour card, Peter Hedblom started in cool, calm fashion Thursday by shooting a 4-under 68 for a share of the lead with Jin Jeong of South Korea and two Australians after the first round of the Perth International.
Needing a win to retain his European Tour card for next year, Hedblom says "my golf is strange right now because I hit really good shots and some really poor shots. But my putting has been good. So it's great right now to be leading."