Chris Kirk is alone atop the leaderboard at 11 underneath following Friday’s second spherical of the Sony Open in Hawaii.
Kirk was in a three-way tie for the lead after taking pictures a six-under 64 on Thursday, and he adopted it up with a 65 in his second journey round Waialae Nation Membership.
He started his spherical in blistering style, accumulating birdies on every of the primary three holes to place himself in a commanding place, and he completed with a birdie on the 18th.
J.J. Spaun regarded a certain factor to complete the day tied with Kirk at 11 underneath as he reached his remaining gap – the par-five ninth – with a share of the lead.
Regardless of it enjoying as the simplest gap on the course, Spaun discovered the water, leading to his first bogey of the week to move into the weekend at 10 underneath.
Spaun is tied for second with American compatriot Taylor Montgomery, whereas Hayden Buckley and David Lipsky are at 9 underneath to spherical out the top-five.
England’s Ben Taylor is a part of the three-man group at eight underneath, Germany’s Stephan Jaeger is at seven underneath, Kim Si-woo is at six underneath and former Masters champion Adam Scott headlines the group at 5 underneath.
Hideki Matsuyama completed the day two strokes contained in the cut-line at three underneath, whereas joint first-round chief Jordan Spieth imploded for a five-over 75 to overlook the lower at one underneath.