Veteran Scott Strange has defied difficult conditions to record his third win of the WA swing of the adidas PGA Pro-Am Series at the Broome Furnishings Carpet Paint and Tile Pro-Am.
The wind was low but the temperature turned right up at Broome Golf Club, keeping scores in check as Strange started the second round one shot adrift of Simon Houston.
The pair both began their second rounds from the 11th hole – Strange in the group ahead – and it was Strange who struck first to assume top spot on the leaderboard.
Birdies at 13 and 16 saw the two-time DP World Tour winner move to five-under as Houston dropped back to three-under with a bogey at his opening hole.
Houston responded with birdies at the par-3 15th and par-4 first to re-join Strange at the top of the leaderboard.
Strange then birdied the second hole to move into the outright lead once again at six-under but quickly…