Here’s what you missed from Round 2 of the WGC-FedEx St. Jude
Through two rounds in Memphis, the score at the top of the leaderboard didn’t change much, but the leader has.
Here’s everything you missed from Round 2 of the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational.
Powered by a seven-birdie, one-bogey performance, Matthew Fitzpatrick jumped 12 spots up the leaderboard into the top position. The 24-year-old Englishman shot 67 on Thursday and is now 9 under par overall. He has a two-shot lead over four players tied at 7 under par.
Fitzpatrick has five European Tour victories on his resume but has yet to win on the PGA Tour.
First-round leader Jon Rahm had a tough time matching Thursday’s sizzling pace. He was 3 over par through his first 12 holes on Friday, but rallied a bit after that, carding three birdies and a bogey on his final six holes to sign for a one-over-par 71. He now trails Fitzpatrick by two shots.
Justin Rose was steady, adding a 68 on Friday to his Thursday 67. He’s 5 under overall, and four shots back.
Brooks Kopeka is right there with him, shooting 68-67 to sit in a tie for 7th.
Rory McIlroy shot 3 under on Friday to get to 4 under par overall, and is five shots back.
Patrick Reed rallied nicely after opening with a 73 on Thursday. He shot 66 on Friday to move 23 spots up the leaderboard into T-29 at 1 under par overall.
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