Arnold Palmer Invitational: Tommy Fleetwood, Keegan Bradley share lead after Round 2

first_imgThe two sit in first place at 9 under.The early walk. 🐦@Keegan_Bradley is tied for the lead @APInv.#LiveUnderPar— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) March 8, 2019They aren’t alone atop the leaderboard, though. There’s a sizable tie for third place (5 under) that includes the likes of Billy Horschel, Jhonattan Vegas, Francesco Molinari and Kevin Kisner. Related News Arnold Palmer Invitational: Rafa Cabrera-Bello holds lead after first round USGA walks back comment directed at Justin Thomas: ‘He did not avoid a discussion’ New players moved into the lead Friday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.English professional Tommy Fleetwood and four-time PGA Tour winner Keegan Bradley share the top spot as the field heads into moving day. Fleetwood bested his first round score and shot 6-under 66 to tie the second-round low. Bradley, who ended his victory drought with a win at the BMW Championship in September, carded 4-under 68 with the help of six birdies.center_img Bubba Watson, Patrick Reed and Rafa Cabrera-Bello — the 18-hole leader — round out the top 10 in an eight-way tie for ninth place (4 under).Some golfers, however, weren’t having the best day at the Bay Hill Golf Course in Orlando, Fla. Phil Mickelson, who was a late addition to the field, didn’t make the cut after shooting a 6-over 78. He carded three bogeys and one double bogey and missed the cut after finishing 2 over for the tournament.”Yeah, I didn’t play very well today,” Mickelson said after his round, via USA Today. “It’s a penalizing course if you don’t hit very good shots, and I hit some terrible shots today. That’s probably the score I deserved.”The fairways are tight, the rough is thicker, and I start to steer it and I start to make horrific swings. I haven’t hit some of the shots I hit today in a long time.”Rickie Fowler barely made the cut after carding 1-under 71 on the day. He opened his round with three bogeys in the first four holes and a double bogey on the par-5 6th hole. But, he then carded four birdies and pars the rest of the round to finish on the cut line in a tie for 62nd place (1 over). Fowler’s round was highlighted by an eagle hole-out on the par-4 3rd hole.🚨 EAGLE HOLE-OUT for @RickieFowler! 🦅#LiveUnderPar— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) March 8, 2019The third round will start at 7:30 a.m. ET on Saturday.last_img

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