8 then, likewise, birdied the 18th to more than make up for his bogeys
I played relatively good except for my putting,' said Boonraksasat, who like Saso had a couple of three-putt bogeys
Chris Hanson suffered two triple bogeys
in the final five holes in Australia
McIlroy fell back to level par after a bogey
on the eighth and threeputt bogey
on the 12th, but birdied the 13th to get back under par and went two under after another on the 15th.
Tiger Woods shot two bogeys
and one double bogey
on the front nine, then added two more bogeys
on the 10th and 17th holes for a 2-over par 72 and a tie in eighth place with Hunter Mahan.
Edwards opened brightly with a 70, but faltered in his second round and finished with an unhappy triple bogey
eight on Prestatyn's long final hole.
Chris Wood had a rough day, however, signing for a 71 to drop in to a tie for 12th, having all but cancelled out six birdies with three bogeys
and a double bogey
on the 14th.
The world number 11 sank three birdies and one bogey
on the front nine but on the way back hit three bogeys
and just one birdie.
Poulter, the world No 17, made an awful start with consecutive double bogeys
at the 10th and 11th, before recovering somewhat with a birdie at 14 and an eagle at the first.
He cancelled out his opening bogey
with a birdie at the third but followed that with two more bogeys
and turned with a double bogey
But yet again the elements took their toll on the ninth as he carded another double bogey
six on nine to reach the turn in 39 and five over.
The Paisley pro started well with five pars on the trot but came unstuck with a bogey
at the sixth hole.