LEADING: Matt Kuchar got here out within the afternoon wave and posted a second consecutive spherical of 7-under 64 to construct a two-shot lead going into the weekend on the Mayakoba Golf Basic in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
Kuchar made eight birdies on the spherical, together with 5 straight starting on the second gap. He made his lone bogey of the week up to now on the par-4 12th. The 40-year-old is on the lookout for his first PGA Tour win in additional than 4 years and has 32 top-10 finishes since his final victory on the 2014 RBC Heritage.
CHASING: Rookie sensation Cameron Champ threatened the course document and put himself in nice place with a 9-under 62. That will get him to 12 below on the week and two photographs again. The 23-year-old hits it a mile and gained the Sanderson Farms Championship two weeks in the past in simply his second begin as a card-carrying Tour member.
Defending champ Patton Kizzire is three off the lead at 11 below and T-Three in a bunch that features Danny Lee, Whee Kim, Dominic Bozzelli, Brian Homosexual, Anirban Lahiri and Richy Werenski.
SHOT OF THE DAY: Full disclosure – we don’t know precisely how this shot performed out, however we’re going with Champ hitting 3-wood over the cave bunker as a result of it’s so good to take a look at.
SHORT SHOTS: Jordan Spieth missed the minimize at 2 below every week after ending T-55 in Las Vegas. Not signal as he appears to bounce again from a down 12 months. … Rickie Fowler remains to be firmly in competition and sits T-21 at eight below … Gary Woodland shot 2-over 73 in Spherical 2 however nonetheless made the minimize on the quantity, extending his Tour-best cuts made streak to 15.
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