Wilson birdies final four holes to take share of lead

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (Reuters) - American Mark Wilson birdied his last four holes to grab a share of the lead with Camilo Villegas after the second round of the Phoenix Open on Friday.

Wilson capped his brilliant run with a 24-foot birdie putt to finish with a five-under 66 and join overnight leader Villegas on 11-under for a total 131 after the Colombian stumbled with a bogey on the last hole.

Wilson started the day three strokes behind Villegas and fell back with a bogey on his first hole, but recovered with a birdie on the third to make the turn at even par.

After shooting a bogey-free 62 to match the tournament's first round record on Thursday, Villegas was less controlled in his two-under 69, which featured three birdies and three bogeys and an eagle on the par-five 13th.

Three Americans are tied in third place a stroke back at 10-under par. Anthony Kim, who started on the back nine, shot a 65, making birdies on six of his first nine holes.

Ryan Moore carded an eight-birdie 66 marred by a double bogey, and Rickie Fowler shot 67 to join Kim in third.

Ian Poulter, who won the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship last week, recovered from his opening round 72 to card a bogey-free 63 and finish four strokes adrift of the leaders.

(Reporting by Mike Mouat in Windsor, Ontario; Editing by Ian Ransom)