Kiawah Island, SC (Sports Network) - Tiger Woods putted beautifully on Friday
en route to a 1-under 71 and share of the second-round lead of the PGA
Woods finished 36 holes at 4-under 140 and was joined there by two-time
champion Vijay Singh, who fired the low round of the day on Friday with a 3-
under 69, and first-round leader Carl Pettersson, who had a respectable 2-over
The wind came up at The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island on Friday.
One day after 44 players broke par, only five managed to do it in round two.
In fact, the average score for the second round was around 78 strokes. That
represents the highest single-round scoring average in PGA Championship
"It's a tough day," said Woods. "I mean, your start lines, Holy Cow, we are
starting balls so far off line, to have it comeback in. There's so much drift
to this wind. It was just a tough day."
Woods and Singh turned the trick, as did Ian Poulter, who 3-putted the last
green to shoot a 1-under 71 and fall out of a share for first. The Englishman,
who is on the outside of the European Ryder Cup team points list, is in at 3-
Another of those under-par rounds belonged to Phil Mickelson. The 2005 winner
managed a 1-under 71 on Friday and is tied for 11th at even-par 144.
The final sub-par round belonged to Michael Hoey of Northern Ireland. He shot
a 2-under 70 and vaulted up a staggering 90 positions to 47th at 4-over par.
Rory McIlroy had a 3-over 75, but is tied for fifth with Jamie Donaldson, who
shot a 73, at 2-under par.
MORE TO FOLLOW.
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