Hahn, Barnes share Byron Nelson lead with stars lurking

The world's top golfers remember Byron Nelson ahead of this week's event holding his name

The world's top golfers remember Byron Nelson ahead of this week's event holding his name

One notable absentee will be local favorite Jordan Spieth, who shot 75 for three-over 143, missing his second successive cut.

World No. 2 Jason Day of Australia (69), Zac Blair (68), J.J. Henry (69), Willy Wilcox (67) and Scott Piercy (69) finished the second round with a total of 137, three shots behind the leaders.

Hahn finished a bogey-free round with a 22-foot birdie putt on 18 to match his lowest round of the season. "I made a lot of good shots and rolled the putter pretty nicely".

Masters and defending Nelson champion Garcia, ranked fifth, had just one birdie in a 73 that left him tied for 93rd.

European - Alvaro Quiros birdied his final four holes to move into the lead at the halfway stage of the Rocco Forte Open in Verdura, Sicily, two shots clear of first round leaders, Michael Hoey of Northern Ireland and Sweden's Sebastian Soderberg.

Barnes was able to birdie the first before giving a shot back before then charging up the leaderboard with four gains in five holes from the fourth. "It's a long time ago since I have been in this situation".

Dustin Johnson tees off on the ninth hole during the second round of the Byron Nelson golf tournament at TPC Four Seasons Resort, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Irving, Texas. My game today was a little bit worse than yesterday but my putting on the back nine was unbelievable so I'm very happy with it.

Reigning champion and recent Masters victor Sergio Garcia is 10 shots off the lead despite a superb round of 65, recovering from what was a poor first round.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Scott McCarron eagled the par-5 18th hole for a 7-under 65 and a share of the first-round lead Thursday in the Regions Tradition, the first of the PGA Tour Champions' five majors. 3-7 on Kingsmill Resort's River Course. Top-ranked Lydia Ko was two back at 67 along with Sarah Jane Smith and Giulia Molinaro. Kenny Perry is one shot back and one ahead of five others.

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