3M Open: Bryson DeChambeau shoots career low to vault up leaderboard
At first, he jokingly kept his success tight-lipped.”That’s secret stuff,” DeChambeau told reporters after his round. “I’m not talking to you about that.” Related News 3M Open: Scott Piercy jumps out to 2-shot lead Tiger Woods’ name removed from wrongful death lawsuit involving his restaurant PGA Tour player Robert Garrigus back from suspension, still advocating for marijuana Jason Day gets one back. 🐦He’s two shots outside the cutline with two holes to play. pic.twitter.com/nkZw5niVwc— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) July 5, 2019Brooks Koepka, also tied for 68th; Keegan Bradley, who is tied for 55th place (4 under); and Patrick Reed, who joins Nick Taylor among others in a tie for 36th (6 under) are all playing into the weekend as well.Danny Lee, Charley Hoffman, Si Woo Kim and Phil Mickelson were some of the biggest names cut from the inaugural tournament. But, it’s no secret what worked for the five-time PGA Tour winner.DeChambeau went bogey-free while carding nine birdies — six of which came on his back nine.He used accurate putting from long distance to edge out the rest of the field. His four made putts over 20 feet was a personal best and it’s the first time in his young career he’s been mistake free through the first two rounds on Tour.✅ 9th birdie today✅ 4th putt from over 20 feetSolo leader @B_DeChambeau is putting on a clinic @3MOpen.#LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/EbJa3riyup— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) July 5, 2019Adam Hadwin trails in second place (12 under) and Scott Piercy — the 18-hole leader — Sam Saunders, Brian Harman and Sam Burns are tied for third (10 under).Kevin Streelman highlights a four-way tie for seventh place (9 under) and Hideki Matsuyama, Tony Finau and Carlos Ortiz help make up a sizable tie for 11th place (8 under).There were some notable names close to not making the cut, which was set at 3 under. But the experienced pros were able to put together a good enough round to make it into the weekend.Jason Day used a birdie on the par-4 16th hole to help steer clear of the cut. He finished his round with three consecutive birdies to enter Saturday in a tie for 68th place (3 under). Bryson DeChambeau had the round of his career Friday at the 3M Open.The 25-year-old star shot a career-low 9-under 62 at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, Minnesota, to climb up the leaderboard in sole possession of first place (14 under).