Spieth out at Nelson; Kokrak has career-best 62, leads by 5

Posted May 20, 2017

It was on the par-five 16th where the real damage was done as he had to take three tee shots on his way to a nine after sending his first two attempts out of bounds. The Floridian squared a lone bogey-5 at 11 (failed scramble), offset by four birdies at 6, 12, 14 and 16, three conventional from inside of seven feet, adding a 16-footer for birdie-3 at 14 from just off the green.

World No. 2 Jason Day of Australia (69), Zac Blair (68), J.J. Henry (69), Willy Wilcox (67) and Scott Piercy (69) finished the second round with a total of 137, three shots behind the leaders.

Jason Kokrak shot a bogey-free 8-under 62 Friday for a record five-stroke lead after two rounds at the AT&T Byron Nelson tournament in Irving, Texas, where local favorite Jordan Spieth missed the cut for the first time at the tournament where he made his debut as a 16-year-old high school junior. "I'm normally a pretty aggressive player and that's how I played today". "Even previous year, I didn't play very good around this place and just managed to get a decent score".

Lexi Thompson shoots 65 day after sky diving with Navy SEALS: Lexi Thompson shot a 6-under 65 to take the first-round lead in the Kingsmill Championship on Thursday in Williamsburg, Virginia a day after sky diving with Navy SEALS onto the course. I had to take nearly four weeks off, really didn't practice.

Thompson is playing her third tournament since losing the ANA Inspiration in a playoff after being penalized four strokes for a rules violation that a TV viewer spotted.

Funk had three birdies on par 3s, including No. 17 to move ahead at 12-under 132. 3-7 on Kingsmill Resort's River Course.

Henry birdied No. 1 to open Friday before giving two strokes back with bogeys on Nos. Jutanugarn, defending the first of her five tour victories previous year, was 3 under after a 67 playing alongside Thompson and Piller. Kokrak, who has finished second twice in his career, is in search of his first PGA Tour victory.

Sluman and Jimenez closed with birdies, and Janzen had a run of six birdies and a bogey from holes 10-17.

Kenny Perry, the 2014 victor, was a stroke back along with David Frost, Fred Funk, Scott Parel, Marco Dawson and Tommy Armour III.