Quinney takes three shot lead

Updated: 22 March 2007 06:37 IST

PGA Tour rookie Jeff Quinney shot an eight-under 63 to take a three shot lead before bad light suspended play in second round at the FBR Open on Friday.

Quinney takes three shot lead

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PGA Tour rookie Jeff Quinney shot an eight-under 63 to take a three shot lead before bad light suspended play in the second round at the FBR Open on Friday.Billy Mayfair and Bart Bryant are three shots off the pace at 10-under par 132. Phil Mickelson, a two-time FBR champion is in danger of missing the cut with a score of one-under par 141.Near the pinJapan's Shigeki Maruyama put his second shot at the 10th close to the pin and went on to birdie the hole.However he carded a 73 for the day and finished at two-over par and could miss the cut as a projected cut score of two-under par is expected.Phil Mickelson barely got his fourth shot out of the grass on the third hole and wound up with a bogey for his troubles.The six time Ryder cup member shot a two-under 69 on the second day.However his one-under par, 141 score also puts him in danger of missing the cut.Good backspinSouth Africa's Justin Rose put some great backspin on his approach shot at the 15th hole on his way to a birdie.However, he sank only two birdies during the day and is at two-under par for the tournament.With play suspended due to bad light, Rose still has two holes left to play to complete his round.At the seventh hole, Tripp Isenhour's, who turned pro in 1990 almost pulled of the shot of the day when he came close to a hole-in-oneThe 38-year-old American stands at two-under par 140 after two rounds. Impressive roundBrandt Snedeker also hit one of the day's better shot at the 15th hole. He birdied the hole on his way to shooting an impressive three-under par 68 for the round.Vijay Singh from Fiji knocked down a birdie putt at the eight on his way to a score a four-under par, 68.From down under Australia, Aaron Baddeley chipped in a birdie at the 14th and is at seven-under par, 135.Ryuji Imada out of Japan almost holed his tee shot at the 16th. He shot a 67 on Friday and is at seven-under par, 135 for the tournament.Good shotNear the top of the leader board, John Rollins hit a great shot out of the bunker at the 16th.He saved par on the hole and is only four strokes off the pace with a score of seven-under par, 133 in the FBR Open.Jeff Quinney went onto birdie both the second and third holes and is the leader after two rounds at 13-under par. His total score of 129 has him three strokes ahead of both Bart Bryant and Billy Mayfair who are tied for second place.



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