INZAI CITY, Japan — Rickie Fowler and Andrew Putnam shared a one-stroke lead after Fridays second spherical of the Zozo Championship, the place scores had been low with drier circumstances after rain within the first spherical.
It was a more durable day for former Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama, who can also be the defending champion and the hometown favourite. He was 10 strokes off the tempo after a 69. He opened with a 71 on Thursday.
Putnam had an 8-under 62 and Fowler was in at 63, placing each People at 10-under after two rounds on the Accordia Golf Narashino Nation Membership on the outskirts of Tokyo.
The low spherical with a 61 — and a course report — went to John Huh. The American was two strokes off the tempo.
One stroke behind the leaders was Keegan Bradley with a 65.
Huh was requested if he had a spherical of 59 on his thoughts.
Probably not, he mentioned. I knew if I made a pair extra birdies it could have been good, however I actually by no means thought of a 59 in my head.
The Zozo Championship is the one PGA Tour occasion in Japan with a handbag of $11 million.
Dry circumstances are anticipated for the third spherical with rain potential on Sunday.