Brandt Snedeker maintains lead into weekend at Wyndham Championship

Kevin Casey, Golfweek
Published 9:10 p.m. ET Aug. 17, 2018

Here is a recap of Friday’s second round at the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C.:

LEADING: There weren’t quite the fireworks of Thursday, but a late run Friday allowed Brandt Snedeker to remain in front.

Snedeker used a late eagle-birdie to stretch to fire a 3-under 67 and sit in a two-shot lead at 14 under through 36 holes. It’s a pretty nice follow-up to an opening 59 where he played his closing nine (the front) in just 27 strokes. It was a hard-fought 67, too.

The second day was a grind from the start, as Snedeker made three bogeys against two birdies to go out in 1-over 36 (the same nine where he had shot 27 the day before). He birdied the 11th but had actually fallen out of the lead until rolling in a 30-foot eagle putt at the par-5 15th moved him back one ahead of D.A. Points.

He then proceeded to drain a birdie putt of nearly 35 feet at the par-3 16th to move his lead to two. Snedeker would finish with a pair of…

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