Johnson, Glover share lead
Illinois - Defending champion Zach Johnson had five birdies in a five-under 66 to maintain a share of the lead alongside Lucas Glover and Patrick Reed on Friday at the USPGA John Deere Classic. Reed, a USPGA Tour rookie, had an eagle and seven birdies and just one bogey in an eight-under 63, while former US Open champion Glover had nine birdies in a nine-under 62. They topped the leaderboard on 12-under 130, one stroke in front of Australian Matt Jones who carded a 65 for 131.
Glover, the 2009 US Open champion, launched his round by rolling in a seven-foot birdie putt at the 10th hole. Back-to-back birdies at 16 and 17 put him at seven-under for the tournament, and he made five more birdies coming in.
I was ecstatic to shoot three-under yesterday(Thursday)," said Glover, who hadn't broken par in back-to-back rounds since May. Johnson got up and down for birdie at the par-five second and holed a birdie putt from off the green at the eighth.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at SPORT24