Result: Sergio Garcia takes lead in Shell Houston Open

Sergio Garcia of Spain looks on as he competes in the final round of the Qatar Masters at the Doha Golf Club on January 25, 2014
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Sergio Garcia shoots 65 to take the lead on day two of the Shell Houston Open.

Sergio Garcia shot a 65 on Friday to claim the lead after two rounds of the Shell Houston Open.

The Spaniard's impressive effort helped him to 12-under-par, which matches the 36-hole record at the course in Texas.

Garcia leads Matt Kuchar by one shot heading into the weekend after the American closed his second round with a bogey to prevent him from sharing top spot with the 34-year-old.

Cameron Tringale, Matt Jones and Shawn Stefani are three shots further back on eight-under, while first-round leaders Bill Haas and Charley Hoffman lost ground on their rivals following rounds of 74 and 76 respectively.

Bill Haas of the United States points on the ninth tee box during round one of the Shell Houston Open at the Golf Club of Houston on April 3, 2014
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