Masters 2019: Bryson DeChambeau retains early Day 2 lead; Francesco Molinari, Jason Day make moves

first_imgBryson DeChambeau completed a level-par front nine to hold a one-shot lead at the Masters early on Friday, as Jason Day and Francesco Molinari made notable moves.DeChambeau shared the lead with Brooks Koepka overnight after both men came home in 31 to complete opening rounds of 66. A wild start to Day 2 for Koepka saw the three-time major champion start birdie, double bogey, birdie before dropping further shots at the fourth and sixth holes.Koepka claimed his third birdie of the day at the par-5 eighth to get back to 5 under, leaving him one behind DeChambeau, who mixed two birdies with two bogeys on his opening nine to retain a slender lead. Masters 2019 weather forecast: Storms could crash Sunday’s final round Open champion Molinari and former world No. 1 Day were also only a single stroke behind the leader, having both turned in 33 to be 5 under for the tournament. Day’s efforts were particularly impressive given he has been struggling with a back injury this week.Patton Kizzire went around in 70 to hold the early clubhouse lead at 4 under, with Phil Mickelson and Ian Poulter alongside him on the leaderboard and Dustin Johnson among those one shot further back.The likes of Tiger Woods (minus-2), Rickie Fowler (minus-2) and Rory McIlroy (plus-1) were about to begin their second rounds. Related Newslast_img

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