• Schauffele leads in Phoenix

    Schauffele leads in Phoenix
    Xander Schauffele

    Xander Schauffele has moved to the top of the Phoenix Open leaderboard, following a superb second-round  seven-under-par 64 on Friday.

    The American, who already has four PGA Tour titles to his name, made a steady start on his front nine before exploding into life after the turn.

    Schauffele went birdie-birdie-birdie-eagle before signing off with another birdie on the final hole. It had the 27-year-old make a significant climb up the leaderboard where he finished the day on 12 under par.

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    He will take a one-shot lead into Saturday’s moving day with Steve Stricker and Keegan Bradley in T2 on 11 under.

    Brooks Koepka leads a big group of players on eight under par for the week and in T8, while Justin Thomas is just one stroke back.

    South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen enjoyed a solid day out at TPC Scottsdale by carding a four-under-par 67 for his second round. It moved Oosthuizen up to six under for the week where he occupies a share of 21st spot.

    Unfortunately Dylan Frittelli, Erik van Rooyen and Charl Schwartzel all missed the cut for the weekend.

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