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Taylor Pendrith's second-round 61 at the Bermuda Championship included nine birdies, his career-best total in a round on the PGA Tour. Photo: Royalgazette.com
Taylor Pendrith's second-round 61 at the Bermuda Championship included nine birdies, his career-best total in a round on the PGA Tour. Photo: Royalgazette.com

At 10-under 61, Taylor Pendrith set a 18-hole Butterfield Bermuda Championship scoring record. He holds his first career lead/co-lead after any round on PGA Tour.

Patrick Rodgers carded a second-round 64, marking his best round since the 2019 Wyndham Championship.

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Danny Lee and David Skinns turned in back-to-back rounds of 4-under 67 and sit T3.

 

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Defending champion Brian Gay made cut on the number with scores of 75-67.

In his third start of the season, Lucas Herbert finished with an eagle and birdie for a 65 to move to T6, his career best 36-hole position on Tour. He missed the cut in his first two starts in the 2021-22 season.

Starting the day two off the lead, Kiradech Aphibarnrat carded a 72 which included a double bogey on his last hole to fall back to T34.

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Pendrith’s (1st/-11) previous-low score on Tour was 65 (set three times; most recently at the 2021 Shriners Children’s Open/R1).

His second-round 61 included nine birdies, his career-best total in a round. At 11-under 131, cards 36-hole tournament record (previous: 131/Harry Higgs, Brendon Todd, Scottie Scheffler/2019) and carries a one-stroke lead into the third round.

Best finish in 12 PGA Tour starts is T11 at the 2021 Barbasol Championship. The Canada native is a two-time Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada winner.

Finished the 2020-21 combined season No. 7 in the Korn Ferry Tour points; recorded four runner-up finishes and 21 top-25s across 37 starts.

Rodgers (2nd/-10) began this season with a T6 at the Fortinet Championship and followed with a missed cut at Sanderson Farms Championship.

Making third consecutive start at the Butterfield Bermuda Championship (2019/MC, 2020/T59).

Seeking first PGA Tour victory in his 194th start; owns three runner-up finishes (most recent: 2018 The RSM Classic).

Finished last season at No. 128 in the FedExCup standings, failing to qualify for the FedExCup Playoffs for the first time in his sixth season as a Tour member.

 

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Arjun Atwal carded a 72 to make cut on the number while Anirban Lahiri missed out despite shooting a 70 on the back of a 75.

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