European Tour

Pieters extends Spanish Open lead

Thomas Pieters (Dean Mouhtaropoulos/ Getty Images)

GIRONA, Spain — Belgium’s Thomas Pieters shot a 1-under 71 to extend his Spanish Open lead to two strokes over 50-year-old Spanish star Miguel Angel Jimenez.

Pieters had 7-under 209 total on PGA Catalunya Resort’s Stadium Course.

Jimenez shot 69. He finished fourth in the Masters and won the Greater Gwinnett Championship the following week in his Champions Tour debut