Golf: Scott shares lead with Schwartzel

Adam Scott fired an eight-under par 63 to match Masters champion Charl Schwartzel of South Africa.


Afp September 04, 2011

NORTON: Australian Adam Scott fired an eight-under par 63 to match Masters champion Charl Schwartzel of South Africa and American Bubba Watson for the lead after the second round of the Deutsche Bank Championship. The three stars, all of whom began off the 10th tee, topped the leaderboard at 10-under par 132 after 36 holes at the $8 million event, the second-leg of the season-ending playoffs US PGA playoffs that offer a $10 million top prize. Schwartzel birdied six of seven holes after making the turn for a 66 while Watson, seeking his third title of the year, carded a 64. However, it was Masters runner-up Scott’s bogey-free round that was the day’s lowest. “This was a really solid round,” Scott said. “I turned it around with the putter after a balky day on the greens yesterday. I’m happy to be back in the mix again.”

Published in The Express Tribune, September 5th,  2011.

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