LAS VEGAS (AP) - Chad Campbell closed with an eagle on the par-5
ninth for a 9-under 62 and a share of the second-round lead Friday with Troy Matteson in the PGA Tour's Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Campbell, a former UNLV player, also had seven birdies in his
bogey-free round in warm conditions at TPC Summerlin. Matteson
followed his career-best 62 with a 67 to match Campbell at 13-under
Matt Kuchar, coming off a victory two weeks at Turning Stone in
the Falls Series opener, shot a 64 to join former UNLV player Ryan
Moore (63), Bob Heintz (67) and Martin Laird (67) at 12 under.
Moore eagled the par-5 16th.
Rickie Fowler (64), the 2008 college player of the year as a
freshman at Oklahoma State, was 11 under in his first PGA Tour
start as a professional.
Three-time Las Vegas winner Jim Furyk (67) also was 11 under
along with Las Vegas native Scott Piercy (67) and Tom Pernice Jr.
(69), the Champions Tour winner who shared the first-round lead
with Matteson after an opening 62.
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