PARAMUS, N.J. — Jason Day had three late birdies in a 4-under 67 on Friday and he held a one-stroke lead after two rounds in The Barclays.
Nine players had at least a share of the lead at some point during the second round until Day’s late surge. He was at 8-under 134, one shot clear of Kevin Streelman (63) and Vaughn Taylor (70) going into the weekend of the FedEx Cup’s first playoff event.
Tiger Woods missed a 20-inch par putt on the fifth hole and wound up with a 73, eight shots worse than his opening round.
LPGA Canadian Open
WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Michelle Wie shot a 3-under 69 to stay atop the leaderboard halfway through the Canadian Women’s Open.
She posted a two-round total of 10-under 134, three strokes ahead of Jiyai Shin of South Korea, who had a second-round 67.
Morgan Pressel had a 66 at the St. Charles Country Club to move into a tie at 138 with defending champion Suzann Pettersen of Norway.
Sarah Jane Smith of Australia also had a 66 and was in a group at 3 under in the tournament.