Harry Hall leads three turns at half-way in the Charles Schwab Challenge; Michael Block finished last in the field of 120 men; watch round two on Sky Sports Golf on Friday (early coverage from 4pm, full action from 6pm)
Last updated: 5/27/23 7:45 am
Rookie Harry Hall shot four birdies in a row in the first leg as he took a three-shot lead at half-way in the Charles Schwab Challenge.
Hall watched his opening 62nd round with 66 points as he moved 12 points below par, 3 points ahead of American Harris English, who lit up his 66th round with a one-hole on the eighth. at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas.
Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo falls further behind after a best of the day of 65.
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May 27, 2023, 4:00 p.m.
Former Walker Cup player Hall is chasing his first PGA Tour win after picking up two top 10 finishes in his rookie season so far.
Starting on the 10th hole, he beat the 13th hole before hitting it again two holes later and winning four birdies in a row to cement his place at the top of the leaderboard.
That run ended with a bogey on the third turn, but he made it past the seventh turn and overcame a second attempt to exit the grassy bunker on the eighth turn after taking a side dive.
English performed much better at the eighth 170-yard, where he hit his first ace at the hole since Jim Furyk in 2011.
Adam Schenk, Byeong Hun An and Robby Shelton tied for fourth, one stroke behind Grillo and one more than Andrew Novak, and world number one Scottie Scheffler, who lost the playoffs 12 months ago and has a second straight run. continue to score 67.
Justin Rose, who won at Colonial five years ago, was tied in ninth with five points below after a bogey-free 66.
Michael Block, the 46-year-old professional club from California who received the invite after taking 15th place at the US PGA Championship, finished last in the 120-strong field with 15 on par. but improved in the opening round 81 seven strokes .
Watch round three coverage from the Charles Schwab Challenge live on Sky Sports Golf from 6pm on Saturday. Early news is conducted at 4 pm on the same channel.
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