Pat Perez leads Day 2 at CIMB Classic
Finally, Day 2 at the CIMB Classic has come to an end which included a three-and-half-hour of a rain delay, and with a new day, we have a new leader Pat Perez at 13-under 131 on the board. Perez posted seven-under 65 with eight birdies and a lone bogey on the par-4, 12th. Out of his eight birdies, six came in front-nine itself.
In the hunt, Xander Schauffele
Perez who finished for a T-5th on Day 1 with his six-under 66, now leads by a stroke over the rookie of the year Xander Schauffele, who has maintained his second spot for straight second day with his five-under 67, consisting an eagle on the par-5, 3rd, four birdies & a bogey on the par-4, 6th.
Yesterday’s Leader Cameron Smith
Cameron Smith who led Round 1 is now sharing third-spot with Thomas Pieters and Kang Sughoon. Smith posted one-under 71 for today consisting four birdies, one bogey and a double-bogey on the par-4, 7th.
The Defending Champion, Justin Thomas
Current FedEx Cup champ Justin Thomas dropped 10 spots from his Friday’s round to a shared 33rd spot with Peter Uihlein, Kevin Tway, Ben Crane and Charl Schwartzel.
Thomas posted rounds of 70 and 71 to take his total to three-under 141, his second round of one-under 71 consisted of five-birdies, two bogeys and a double-bogey on the par-4, 12th which has been troubling a lot of players for two days.
Lahiri and SSP Chawrasia at the event
Lahiri who finished his Day 1 for a T-8th spot is now sharing the 23rd spot with his round of one-over 73, consisting three birdies and four bogeys, taking his total to four-under 140. He now shares his spot with Ollie Schneiderjans, Luke List, David Lipsky, Davis Love III, CT Pan, Jamie Lovemark, Stewart Cink, and Camilo Villegas.
Chawrasia who has been struggling on the par-4, 12th posting a double bogey yesterday and a bogey today. Chawrasia posted a round of one-under 71 today consisting four birdies and three bogeys. With his rounds of 72 and 71, Chawrasia now shares 45th spot with Colt Knost, Ian Poulter, Patrick Rodgers, Rod Pampling, Jonas Blixt, Richard T Lee, Whee Kim, Prayad Marksaeng, and James Hahn.
Read our report on Day 1 here.
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