PETER Nolan begins te second round of the West Australian Open well placed on par.
This has the Ballarat golfer five strokes off the lead, held by Adam Crawford.
Nolan is inside the top 40 after a round featuring three birdies.
He was two under before shooting bogeys on the 15th and 16th.
Nolan is coming off a top 50 finish in the WA PGA Championship.