A single chief after two rounds in Memphis, for this primary of three phases of the American play-offs. This is JJ Spaun, writer of a 67 on Friday the day after a primary spherical in 62. Author of two bogeys and 5 birdies, the 98th participant in the world factors to -11, one shot forward of the shocking Sepp Straka (66 , the solely European in the prime 15). The Austrian is tied with the no much less shocking American Troy Merritt, who by no means in his profession has certified for the closing Tour Championship, in two weeks in Atlanta.
Smith and Finau in ambush
In the prime 10, there are solely two gamers ranked in the prime ten of the FedExCup. Cameron Smith is again for the title after a 65 stage together with his latest title at the British Open. Author of an eagle at 16 (by 5 hit in two photographs, with an iron shot “wrapped” round a tree), the world quantity two and future LIV Golf participant is fifth, in -8. A spot that the Australian shares with Tony Finau (68) and Brian Harman (66), whereas Denny McCarthy is simply 4th (-5, 65).
Scheffler and McIlroy eradicated in one fell swoop
As for the eradicated favorites, a shocking missed minimize for Scottie Scheffler, his fourth of the season. Putting out of order at mid-distance since Thursday, the world primary misses the minimize by one level (71st, -1), similar to Rory McIlroy, Tom Hoge and Billy Horschel. Jordan Spieth (+4) can also be packing up, heading for subsequent week and the BMW Championship in Wilmington.