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Notables not immune to missing Barracuda cut 08-01-2014
Scott Langley
Scott Langley totaled 7 seven points through 36 holes of the Barracuda Championship, missing the cut on the number. He converted an eagle and five birdies for 15 points, but also squared five bogeys and a double to give back 8. While Langley played the set of four par 5s today in bogey-free 4-under, he bogeyed three of them in the opening round. That kind of scoring on par 5s in any tournament is often a recipe for a weekend off. Other notables that failed to survive the cut include: 7 points--Robert Allenby ... 6 points--Stuart Appleby ... 5 points--2002 champ Chris Riley; 2010 champ Matt Bettencourt ... 3 points--Roberto Castro ... 2 points--Jhonattan Vegas ... minus-3 points--James Hahn ... minus-15 points--Aaron Baddeley.
Austin stays the course on Friday in Reno 08-01-2014
Woody Austin
Woody Austin added a 3-under-par 35-34=69 worth eight points in his second round of the Barracuda Championship. Austin hit only 11 greens in regulation, but limited the damage to two bogeys while picking off five birdies. He essentially retain his position on the leaderboard on which he has 19 points, seven back of the 36-hole lead.
Wilkinson loses the handle in second round 08-01-2014
Tim Wilkinson
Tim Wilkinson settled for five points in his second round of the Barracuda Championship. After Thursday's 16-spot, he seemed poised to make a run at his first victory on the PGA TOUR. Instead, despite landing 13 greens in regulation, he exchanged four birdies with three bogeys to touch 21 points at the halfway point. Still, he's only five points in arrears of the overnight lead.
Tommy Gainey adds 10 points in second round 08-01-2014
Tommy Gainey
Tommy Gainey turned in a 4-under-par 35-33=68 worth 10 points in his second round of the Barracuda Championship. Gainey's done well to mount the scoring opportunities in Reno. After Thursday's 15 greens in regulation, he totaled 13 today. He didn't go bogey-free like the opener, but he gathered six birdies to offset two bogeys. With 21 points at the midpoint, he's only five back of Nick Watney's 36-hole lead.
Yang disqualified; signed incorrect scorecard 08-01-2014
Y.E. Yang
Y.E. Yang was disqualified from the Barracuda Championship following his second round when he signed an incorrect scorecard.

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Yang is listed for carding a 3-over-par 36-39=75 worth minus-1 point. He completed 36 holes with 5 points and wasn't going to make the cut anyway. We don't have the details, but given that the Modified Stableford scoring system is in play this week and that this marked Yang's debut in the format, at least at this tournament, it's fair to wonder why this doesn't happen more often. That aside, the timing of another lost opportunity couldn't be worse for the 2009 PGA champion. He entered the week having missed nine consecutive cuts and sitting 166th on the FedExCup points list. His exemption for his win at Hazeltine expires in two weeks at the Wyndham Championship.
Huh scrambles to seven points in second round 08-01-2014
John Huh
John Huh manufactured seven points in his second round of the Barracuda Championship. He opened with a bogey-5 at the 10th hole, but played the remainder in bogey-free 4-under for a 3-under-par 33-36=69. While his 19 points sits seven strokes off the 36-hole clubhouse lead, Huh should be proud of keeping himself in the mix despite hitting only 10 greens in regulation today.
Steele punctuates second round with an eagle 08-01-2014
Brendan Steele
Brendan Steele carded a 4-under-par 34-34=68 worth 11 points in his second round of the Barracuda Championship. He shot the same score in the opening round, but collected only nine points despite six birdies. A double-bogey 7 at the 18th hole spoiled the walk. Today, Steele traded just four birdies with two bogeys, but converted an eagle at 18 to vault up the leaderboard. With 20 points, he's just six off of the 36-hole clubhouse lead.
Harrington overcomes double bogeys on Friday 08-01-2014
Padraig Harrington
Padraig Harrington shot a 2-under-par 38-32=70 in his second round of the Barracuda Championship, but it was worth seven points. Ah, the beauty of Modified Stableford scoring. Harrington squared two double bogeys -- it's the worse any golfer can pencil in this week -- while picking off an eagle and four birdies. Tacked onto his 10-point opener and the Irishman has 17 at the midpoint, nine back of the 36-hole clubhouse lead. He arrived in Reno ranked 189th in the FedExCup standings and 186th in earnings, so he needs a huge push over these last three weeks to secure status for 2014-15. Harrington ranks 36th all-time, so his last resort would be a burn a career earnings exemption, but he's only 42 years of age. No doubt he'll be strapped in for the Web.com Tour Finals if he finds himself in that series later this month.
M. Wilson trying more than playing out string 08-01-2014
Mark Wilson
Mark Wilson has 17 points at the break of the Barracuda Championship, nine back of the 36-hole clubhouse lead. Wilson is fully exempt through next season, so his only stress is a berth in the FedExCup Playoffs. However, at 186th in points, he needs a wing and a prayer and help to get there. Thus far in Reno, he's converted 10 birdies against three bogeys after splitting 12 (of 14) fairways and hitting 13 greens in regulation in each round. Chalk him up as a proponent of Modified Stableford scoring.
Ian Poulter opens with a pair of 3-over 73s 08-01-2014
Ian Poulter
Ian Poulter arrived at the halfway point of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational in 6-over-par 73-73=146. That he's competing at all is a minor victory. While he's in the clear from the cyst in his right wrist that bothered him at The Open Championship, Poulter was seeking medical attention yet again over this past weekend for an insect bite. He kept his followers on Twitter updated with photos and his usual no-nonsense honesty. If it's not bothering him, you couldn't tell based on his first two days in Akron, Ohio. The Englishman has erased three birdies with nine bogeys and sits 17 strokes adrift of Sergio Garcia's 36-hole lead. Poulter has hit just 16 greens in regulation and ranks 64th in strokes gained-putting (-0.957).
Early start on Saturday at WGC-Bridgestone 08-01-2014
Hunter Mahan
The third round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational is scheduled to begin at 7:00 a.m. ET due to inclement weather forecast later in the day.

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The PGA TOUR expects the reasonable threat for thunderstorms to arrive at about 10:00 a.m., so golfers will go out in threesomes off split tees. The final groups are scheduled to commence play at 9:00 a.m., so it could be a long day at Firestone in Akron, Ohio. Hunter Mahan didn't have a long day today, carding a 5-under-par 32-33=65 in his second round. He suffered just one bogey, but absorbed it with six birdies. The set featured conversions from 20'11" at the 11th hole and 26'3" at 13, both par 4s. The 65 matches his low aggregate of the season (third round, WM Phoenix Open). At 4-under 136, he's seven strokes off the 36-hole lead, but the last of 11 inside the top 10 on the leaderboard at the halfway point.
Snedeker's consistent play continues in Akron 08-01-2014
Brandt Snedeker
Brandt Snedeker backed up his opening 68 at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational with another in today's second round. Sneds submitted a pair of 34s at Firestone today. He birdies two holes and bogeyed on on each nine. Three of his birdies disappeared from outside 11 feet, the longest stretching 24'5" at the par-4 third. At 4-under 136, he's seven strokes off Sergio Garcia's overnight lead.
R.S. Johnson (neck) WDs from 2013-14 debut 08-01-2014
Richard S. Johnson
Richard S. Johnson withdrew during his second round of the Barracuda Championship due to a neck injury.

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The Swede completed 10 holes and had minus-1 point on the day when he called it quits. He had 4 points through 28 holes. It's an inglorious way to go out in what was his first PGA TOUR start since this tournament two years ago, but since he's 43rd on the Web.com Tour money list, he can't risk exacerbating an issue with the Web.com Tour Finals beginning at the end of the month.
Duval withdraws during Barracuda second round 08-01-2014
David Duval
David Duval withdrew from the Barracuda Championship during the second round, citing an injured elbow.

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He completed 13 holes at Montrˆux Golf and Country Club today for minus-8 points. Duval totaled minus-9 through 31 holes. This drops him to 3-for-14 on the season. He battled an elbow injury earlier in the year. This marks his third mid-tournament WD in his last six starts.
Keegan Bradley goes bogey-free in second rd. 08-01-2014
Keegan Bradley
Keegan Bradley crafted a bogey-free, 3-under-par 34-33=67 in his second round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational. He went 5-for-5 in scrambling and converted three birdies, including a 23-footer at the par-4 fourth hole. His most notable par save occurred surprisingly on a par 5. After laying up short of the green at the second hole, his third came to rest also in front of the green. But Bradley would eventually roll in the putt for a 5 from 16'8". At 5-under 135, he's six strokes off the 36-hole lead.
PGA TOUR releases statement on earlier report 08-01-2014
Dustin Johnson
In response to the report at Golf.com that Dustin Johnson has been suspended for six months by the PGA TOUR for violating its substance abuse policy, the TOUR issued a statement denying the claim.

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According to GolfChannel.com, the statement reads, "With regard to media reports that Dustin Johnson has been suspended by the PGA TOUR, this is to clarify that Mr. Johnson has taken a voluntary leave of absence and is not under a suspension from the PGA TOUR." Rhetorical gymnastics aside, DJ is sidelined indefinitely. According to Golf.com, he's out a minimum six months. No matter what you want to believe, it's a lose-lose-lose situation for all involved. That includes gamers that are reeling in the wake of it all.
McIlroy steps on the gas in the second round 08-01-2014
Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy chased his opening 69 at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational with a 6-under-par 32-32=64 in his second round to post 7-under 133, four strokes off the 36-hole lead. The Ulsterman navigated Firestone in tidier fashion today. He split 10 (of 14 fairways) and landed 13 greens in regulation. That's up three and down one, respectively, from the lid-lifter, but he squared only one bogey today, that a 5 at the par-4 sixth hole. Elsewhere, McIlroy poured in seven birdies, four of which ranging 12-17 feet. He added par conversions of 10'6" at the seventh and 15'7" at 15; both are par 3s. At the time he signed his card, his strokes gained-putting for the round sat in the vicinity of 3.845.
Garcia birdies last 7; ties Firestone record 08-01-2014
Sergio Garcia
Sergio Garcia authored a putting display in his second round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational en route to a bogey-free, 9-under-par 34-27=61. Today's performance was as much of a culmination of an extended series of brilliant efforts as any. To say that he was in the zone is not hyperbole. Garcia split only seven (of 14) fairways, but he landed 14 greens in regulation and converted on nine of those looks, all for birdie, including each of his last seven holes. Five of his par breakers measured longer than 13 feet, the highlight dropping in from 25'5" at the par-4 17th hole. His only birdie going out occurred at the par-5 second hole. He one-putted the last 11 holes and took only 23 putts on the day totaling 133'10". At last check, his strokes gained-putting for day read 4.558. Garcia equaled the course record last submitted by Tiger Woods in 2013 and established a career low in PGA TOUR- and European Tour-sanctioned competition. Best of all, the Spaniard is the 36-hole clubhouse leader.
Schwartzel motors on at the WGC-Bridgestone 08-01-2014
Charl Schwartzel
Charl Schwartzel backed up his opening 65 at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational with a 1-under-par 33-36=69 to post 6-under 134 at the midpoint. Schwartzel opened birdie-par-birdie at Firestone today, but he played his last 15 holes in 1-over with one birdie wiped away by two bogeys. All of those deviations from par occurred on par 4s. He hit 13 greens in regulation, but didn't sink anything from outside 10 feet. In fact, he whiffed on three looks inside that range. He's currently two strokes off the 36-hole clubhouse lead, but Sergio Garcia is about to set a higher bar. The Spaniard is two strokes clear of the field as he plays his 36th hole.
Allred's odyssey continues at the Barracuda 08-01-2014
Jason Allred
Jason Allred has 18 points through two rounds of the Barracuda Championship, eight adrift of the 36-hole clubhouse lead. In the field on a sponsor exemption, the former PGA TOUR member would rank 165th in the FedExCup standings and 140th in earnings among members. He'll secure fully exempt status for 2014-15 if he can finish inside the top 125 in either at the conclusion of the Wyndham Championship in two weeks, but this might be his last chance to pad those totals. With birdies against just two bogeys at Montrˆux Golf and Country Club thus far, he's well on his way. Short of a breakthrough victory, a top 10 would shore up a berth into the field of 156 at Sedgefield on Aug. 14-17.
Swafford tosses up a pair of nine-pointers 08-01-2014
Hudson Swafford
Hudson Swafford completed the first two rounds of the Barracuda Championship with 18 points and sits eight back of the 36-hole clubhouse lead. The rookie has signed for a pair of 4-under-par 68s worth nine points apiece. He's buried five birdies against one bogey in both rounds. It sets up a potentially season-saving weekend. Swafford is currently 143rd in the FedExCup standings and 146th on the money list.
Roach tags on 10 more points at the Barracuda 08-01-2014
Wes Roach
In the wake of Thursday's magic show at the Barracuda Championship, Wes Roach answered it with a 3-under-par 33-36=72 worth 10 points. Roach hit only 11 greens in regulation today, but he figured out another way to make them count. His experience was punctuated with an eagle-3 at the 13th hole, his fourth of the round. He traded four birdies with three bogeys the rest of the way to post 22 points at the midpoint, just four off the 36-hole clubhouse lead.
Reed keeps his head down in the second round 08-01-2014
Patrick Reed
Patrick Reed answered his opening 67 at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational with a 2-under-par 35-33=68 in the second round to post 5-under 135, three strokes off the 36-hole clubhouse lead. Reed rode a bit of a roller coaster at Firestone today. He opened bogey-par-bogey, but picked off six birdies thereafter, including rolls from 24'2", 17'6" and 11 feet at the seventh, 11th and 13th holes, respectively. He squared two more bogeys coming in, but added par saves from just outside 11 feet at Nos. 9 and 12. At last check, his strokes gained-putting split read 3.222 for the round. He'll enter the weekend attempting to make it consecutive victories in WGCs.
Arjun Atwal gets on the board in 2013-14 08-01-2014
Arjun Atwal
Arjun Atwal arrived at the midpoint of the Barracuda Championship with 17 points and sits nine adrift of the 36-hole clubhouse lead. No matter what happens on the weekend, that he's survived a cut this season will retain value next season in the Beyond 150 Reshuffle where he is a past champion. Of course, he could climb the ladder in any number of ways, but the pecking order crushes the status of guys in that category that can't collect any FedExCup points. Thus far in Reno, Atwal has circled 11 birdies against five bogeys. It's remarkable stuff considering he's hit only 18 greens in regulation.
Gomez cards 22nd 60 on Web.com at Stonebrae 08-01-2014
Fabian Gomez
Fabian Gomez lit up TPC Stonebrae for a bogey-free 10-under-par 28-32=60 in the second round of the Stonebrae Classic to assume the clubhouse lead at 14-under 126. This goes in the books as the 22nd 60 in Web.com Tour history and it was one-stroke shy of the sixth 59. He started fast, picking up seven birdies on his first nine holes, and then added a trio of birdies on the back nine. As to be expected, his statistics were excellent. He split 12 of 13 fairways, landed 15 GIR and putted to a 1.333 average. Gomez entered the week 36th on the Web.com Tour money list and will likely secure his PGA TOUR card for 2014-15 should he hold on and win this week.
Bogey-free Wagner eight points back in Reno 08-01-2014
Johnson Wagner
Johnson Wagner has collected 18 points through 36 bogey-free holes at the Barracuda Championship. He opened with a 5-under-par 31-36=67, and then chased it with a 4-under 34-34=68 today. Wagner has missed only six greens in regulation and circled nine birdies. Currently 158th in the FedExCup standings and 161st in earnings, the 34-year-old is such a frustrating fantasy own because he seems to play well only when his back is against the wall. While that in and of itself furnishes a trend, it's not exactly what gamers prefer when leaning on potential firepower. Wagner sits eight points adrift of the 36-hole clubhouse lead in Reno.
Molder bogey-free through 36 holes in Reno 08-01-2014
Bryce Molder
Bryce Molder has posted a pair of bogey-free, 10-point rounds to open the Barracuda Championship. Molder is 119th in FedExCup points but 109th on the money list, so he'll retain status for 2014-15 even if he doesn't qualify for the Playoffs. However, if he plays the weekend in Reno like he has thus far, there will be no need to crunch any numbers. He was one of 13 golfers to go bogey-free in the opening round, but he's turned in now two 5-under-par 34-33=67s. Molder has missed only eight greens in regulation and buried five birdies in each round. With 20 points, he's six shy of Nick Watney's 36-hole clubhouse lead.
Nick Watney expands his lead at the Barracuda 08-01-2014
Nick Watney
Overnight leader Nick Watney followed his opening 18-pointer at the Barracuda Championship with eight points in his second round to build on his margin. At the time he signed his card for a 3-under-par 36-33=69, Watney's 36-hole clubhouse lead stood at six points over Jeff Overton. That's virtually nothing in Modified Stableford scoring, but Watney is showing few kinks. He's hit 29 greens in regulation and squared only two bogeys, both in today's round that included five birdies. He's played the par 5s in bogey-free 7-under.
Walk-off eagle highlights Overton's 2nd round 08-01-2014
Jeff Overton
Jeff Overton totaled 13 points in his second round of the Barracuda Championship. He shot 5-under-par 33-34=67 with five birdies and an eagle-3 at the 18th hole where he concluded the round. (It avenged a double bogey on the hole in the opening round.) Overton also squared two bogeys coming in. With 20 points, he owned sole but temporary possession of the 36-hole clubhouse lead. With only one top-35 finish in his last 14 starts, there's no way that gamers should have expected this kind of success, but the Modified Stableford scoring system tends to allow for some randomness on the leaderboard. It's all about getting hot at the right time.
Report: DJ suspended six months for cocaine 08-01-2014
Dustin Johnson
Golf.com reported today that Dustin Johnson is serving a six-month suspension from the PGA TOUR due to a positive drug test.

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Golf.com cited a source that said that DJ tested positive for cocaine. This falls in line with the golfer's reasoning behind Thursday's statement about taking a leave of absence to address personal challenges. It also adds substance to the rumors that have swirled around Johnson for some time. If the report is accurate, he could return to competition in early February. Currently fourth in FedExCup points, he'll likely remain alive in the Playoffs through the BMW Championship despite sitting out. He's currently 16th in the Official World Golf Ranking. Johnson turned 30 years of age in June. He has eight PGA TOUR victories.
Van Aswegen (illness) WDs from the Barracuda 08-01-2014
Tyrone Van Aswegen withdrew from the Barracuda Championship before his second round due to an illness.

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Van Aswegen was slated to to out in the final threesome off the 10th tee at 1:50 p.m. PT. He opened with a 1-over-par 36-37=73 worth two points. The PGA TOUR rookie arrived in Reno ranked 137th in the FedExCup standings and 143rd in earnings. He'll have one more chance to crack the top 125 in either at the Wyndham Championship in two weeks.
Opening eagle-2 fuels Stenson in second round 08-01-2014
Henrik Stenson
Henrik Stenson spun a 4-under-par 32-34=66 in his second round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational. After opening the tournament with a 1-over 71 that featured three consecutive bogeys to close out his opening nine, Stenson was after a spark. Well, he got it. After striping the fairway at the par-4 10th hole where he kicked off his loop around Firestone today, the lanky Swede holed out from 108 yards for eagle. He chased it with a birdie conversion from 18'5" at the par-4 11th and would add two birdies the rest of the way, including a run from 11'8" at the par-4 18th. Only a bogey-4 at No. 14 spoiled an otherwise stellar round during which he hit 15 greens in regulation. Now 3-under 137, he's suddenly five swings off the 36-hole clubhouse lead.
Bj"rn lurking at the WGC-Bridgestone midpoint 08-01-2014
Thomas Bjorn
Thomas Bj"rn sits 3-under-par 69-68=137 halfway through the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, five strokes off the 36-hole clubhouse lead. The Dane he outweighed three bogeys in each round at Firestone with nine birdies, five of which during today's walk. The set featured conversions from 22'9", 12'8" and 28 feet at Nos. 5, 11 and 18, respectively. He added a par save from 11'2" at the par-3 12th. Bj"rn has enjoyed a steady 2014 abroad, but he also finished T8 at the Masters. At 43 years of age, he's hardly the kind of investment to whom gamers will flock, but the results are impossible to ignore.
Scott survives the second round at Firestone 08-01-2014
Adam Scott
Adam Scott carded a 2-under-par 35-33=68 in his second round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational. Say this about the Aussie: He knows how to manage his misses at Firestone. After hitting just half of the greens in regulation on Thursday, and still coming away with a 1-under 69, Scott found only 10 GIR today. He converted on five of those looks to help offset three bogeys, including a 10'7" conversion for a 5 at the 13th hole. He also saved par from the fringe eight yards away at the par-4 first. At 3-under 137, he's five strokes back of the 36-hole clubhouse lead.
Furyk a ball-striking machine in second round 08-01-2014
Jim Furyk
Jim Furyk owned Firestone Country Club's South Course in his second round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational after which he signed for a bogey-free, 2-under-par 33-35=68. Furyk split all 14 fairways and hit 16 greens in regulation, so that he walked off with only two birdies was probably a bit bittersweet. However, he sunk all 17 looks inside 10 feet and converted a birdie from 19'8" at the par-4 14th. He reached the midpoint in 3-under 137, five strokes off the 36-hole clubhouse lead.
Fowler piles on in the second round in Akron 08-01-2014
Rickie Fowler
Rickie Fowler enjoyed his opening 67 at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational so much, he went ahead and posted another in his second round. Fowler opened his 3-under day with a 1-over 36 going out on the back side of Firestone's South Course. He rolled in a par save from 11'8" at the par-4 10th hole, but squared a bogey-5 at 14. It would be his only blemish as he strolled home in bogey-free 4-under with a 12-foot eagle conversion at the par-5 second and respective birdies at Nos. 7 and 8 from 19'5" and 12'4". Fowler also drilled home another par save at 4, this time from 12'3". At 6-under 134, he's two strokes adrift of the 36-hole clubhouse lead.
Justin Rose assumes 36-hole clubhouse lead 08-01-2014
Justin Rose
Justin Rose added a 3-under-par 34-33=67 in his second round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational to post 8-under 132 at the break, good for outright possession of the 36-hole clubhouse lead. Rose landed 16 greens in regulation at Firestone today. He converted on four occasions, the longest measuring just 11'8" at the par-4 first hole. Getting up and down on his other two holes was no bargain, however. The Brit bogeyed the par-4 14th, where he found a fairway bunker off the tee, and coerced a par attempt from 10'8" to drop at the par-4 fourth. His motor is humming along at the moment.
DeLaet tosses up another red number in Ohio 08-01-2014
Hidezumi Shirakata
Graham DeLaet backed up his opening 67 at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational with a 1-under-par 33-36=69. He hit only 11 greens in regulation today, but managed to bury five birdies, including a 25-footer at the par-3 15th hole. Four bogeys stung, but DeLaet thwarted another with a par conversion from 15'6" at the par-4 first. He walked off with consecutive bogeys at 8 and 9, so that disappointment may linger. At 4-under 136, he's three strokes off the 36-hole clubhouse lead.
Leishman sets early 36-hole clubhouse lead 08-01-2014
Marc Leishman
Overnight leader Marc Leishman chased his opening 64 at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational with a 1-under-par 35-34=69 to post 7-under 133 at the midpoint, good for very early possession of the 36-hole clubhouse lead. The Aussie went out in the first pairing off the first tee at Firestone Country Club's South Course today and promptly bogeyed the par-4 opener. Overall, he hit 12 greens in regulation and trade four birdies with three bogeys. Three of his birdies disappeared from outside 16 feet, the longest stretching 36'6" at the par-4 ninth. Leishman will now get about 24 hours off as the field will re-pair for the third round on Saturday.
Lindheim a co-leader @ the Stonebrae Classic 08-01-2014
Nicholas Lindheim
Nicholas Lindheim spun a 7-under-par 33-30=63 in the opening round of the Stonebrae Classic and finds himself in a five-way tie for first through 18 holes. He got things started with a birdie at the par-4 10th, but quickly erased it with his lone bogey at the par-4 13th. His final 14 holes featured seven birdies and seven pars neatly spread across TPC Stonebrae. The California native enters the week 143rd on the Web.com Tour money list and in search of his first career title.
Kraft co-leads @ TPC Stonebrae after 18 holes 08-01-2014
Kelly Kraft
Kelly Kraft's 7-under-par 31-32=63 in the first round of the Stonebrae Classic was good enough to secure him a share of the 18-hole lead. Kraft kicked things off on the 10th hole at TPC Stonebrae and bagged three birdies and an eagle to just one bogey on his first nine holes. Turning his attention to the front, he added three more birdies to his ledger. The irons were the strength of his game, finding 15 GIR.
Blaum opens with a 63; shares Stonebrae lead 08-01-2014
Ryan Blaum fired a 7-under-par 32-31=63 in the first round of the Stonebrae Classic to stake claim to a share of the 18-hole lead. Blaum began his round on the 10th hole at TPC Stonebrae, squaring his only bogey of the round at the par-4 13th before catching fire. Birdies at the 14th and 16th holes surrounded an eagle at the par-5 15th, and he then added four more birdies on the front nine. He found 14 GIR and putted to a solid 1.50 average.
Barber co-leads w/ first-round 63 @ Stonebrae 08-01-2014
Blayne Barber
Blayne Barber spun a 7-under-par 32-31=63 in the opening round of the Stonbrae Classic to share the 18-hole lead. Barber picked up six birdies and an eagle on his lap around TPC Stonebrae, surrenduring just one bogey. He split 11 of 13 fairways, as there are five par 5s, and landed 13 GIR. He is chasing his second Web.com Tour win of the season.