Friday JDC Blog: Leaders and Notes

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John Deere Classic 7-11-13

Updated Friday at 5:58 p.m. —

Lucas Glover has finished his 18th hole at par, leaving him in a three-way tie with Patrick Reed and Zach Johnson after Round two. The group will head into Round three at 12-under par.

Steve Stricker finished up Round two at five-under par with six birdies and a bogey on hole 18.

Brendon de Jonge, the leader for most of the day in Round one finished the second round at three-under par. He will go into the weekend at nine-under par.

Camilo Villegas, who was tied for first with Zach Johnson at the end of Round one was two-over par at the end of the second round. Villegas will start the weekend at five-under par.

Updated Friday at 5:35 p.m. —

Zach Johnson finished Round two at five under par, making five birdies along the way.

Lucas Glover is through 17 holes, at nine under par for the day. Glover is up from 25th place after Round one.

The two are tied with Patrick Reed as Glover finishes his 18th hole.

Updated Friday at 5:21 p.m. —

Zach Johnson and Lucas Glover are now tied for first with Patrick Reed at 12-under par.

Johnson is through 17 holes, Glover is through 16 in Round two.

Updated Friday at 4:56 p.m. —

In Round two, Darron Stiles helped make history when he aced the par-three hole number seven. The 226-yard shot made the second hole-in-one of the day, an event that hasn’t happened at the John Deere Classic since 2004.

Troy Matteson made the first hole-in-one of the day on hole three.

Zach Johnson, through hole 16, moved up the ranks and is now tied for first with Matt Jones. Johnson is at four under par for Round two.

Steve Stricker is at five under par for Round two after completing 16 holes.

Updated Friday at 3:45 p.m. —

Through ten holes, Zach Johnson stands tied for seventh at nine-under par. In his last five holes, Johnson has made one birdie, totaling two through the day so far.

Matt Bettencourt, through 12 holes, has moved down the leaderboard at one-under par for Round two. After hitting four bogeys and making five birdies, he is at seven-under par for the tournament.

Stricker is through hole 11 and is at four-under par for the day. Four birdies on the course during Round two have him standing at eight-under par in the tournament standings.

Updated Friday at 2:20 p.m. —

Through six holes, Matt Bettencourt is tied for ninth place with Zach Johnson, through five holes.

Bettencourt has made three birdies on the front nine, and shot one bogey for two-under par for the round.

Johnson, at one-under par, has made one birdie and four par on the front nine.

Chez Reavie, who teed-off in the morning, finished Round two at ten under par for the day, placing him at nine-under overall. He made eight birdies during the day, and made an eagle on hole two.

Updated Friday at 1:30 p.m. —

After a tee-off at 12:45 p.m., is through two holes Zach Johnson is one under par for the day and eight under overall.

Also at one under par for the day through two holes, Steve Stricker is at five under par overall. Both contenders birdied the second hole.

Making six birdies throughout the day, Matt Jones solely holds second place at six under par for the day, 11 under overall.

Updated Friday at 12:34 p.m. —

Finished with Round two, Patrick Reed is topping the leaderboard at twelve under par overall and eight under for the day.

Matt Jones, through 15 holes, has bumped his way up to second place along with Kevin Streelman and Troy Matteson.

Matteson finished his round at seven under par for the day and ten under overall. On the back nine, he made three birdies, and on the front nine, Matteson eagled hole three with a hole-in-one, and later made three more birdies and shot one bogey.

After making one eagle and five birdies, Jerry Kelly finished at seven under par for the day and ten under for the tournament.

Updated Friday at 10:52 a.m. —

Jerry Kelly has pulled into second place with Kevin Sutherland at nine under par in the tournament. Kelly is six under par for the day, through 11 holes.

Patrick Reed, leading the field, is through 15 holes at 12 under par for the tournament, eight under for the day. Reed made one eagle, three birdies, and one bogey on the back nine.

Updated Friday at 10:24 a.m. —

Patrick Reed has moved up to the top spot in Round two after 13 holes. Reed is six under par for the day, and ten under for the tournament.

Trailing the leader in second place is the 2012 John Deere Classic runner up, Troy Matteson. On hole three Matteson hit a hole-in-one. Hole three has a par of three.

Matteson finished Round one at three under par.

Kevin Sutherland and Tom Gillis stand in second place with Matteson.

Original story published at 8:51 a.m., July 12, 2013 —

Round one of the John Deere Classic left a crowded leaderboard, with Zach Johnson and Camilo Villegas tied for the top spot at seven under par.  On Friday, July 12, 2013 Round two at the John Deere Classic was underway.

Louis Oosthuizen is through hole three. On holes one and three Oosthuizen hit bogeys and on hole two he made par. In Round one the second-time JDC contender was one above par after hitting a triple bogey on the 11th hole.

Field leaders, Zach Johnson and Camilo Villegas tee off at 12:45 p.m. and 1:45 p.m., respectively.