Tracker: Crane still leads as play halted early again

Phil Mickelson during the first round of the FedEx St. Jude Classic.

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Ben Crane fired a second-round 5-under 65, totaling 24 putts for the second straight round, to take a six-shot lead Friday at the FedEx St. Jude Classic.

Crane, who is 12 under overall, was one of just 32 players to finish their second rounds before inclement weather, including heavy rain and flooding, moved in on TPC Southwind and the Memphis area.

The second round will resume at 8 a.m. Eastern Saturday.

Here's how the day unfolded in Memphis:

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Update No. 5: 6:05 p.m. ET

And there you have it, see you Saturday morning, folks!

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Update No. 4: 3:52 p.m. ET

After a brief restart, play was suspended for a second time today, at 3:25 p.m. ET.

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Update No. 3: 2:03 p.m. ET

Phil Mickelson was set to tee off in less than a half hour, but plays has been suspended due to inclement weather. This is the second weather delay of the tournament. Play was delayed three hours and 30 minutes Thursday.

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Update No. 2: 1:20 p.m. ET

Ben Crane led by two shots heading into Friday. Now, after a second-round 5-under 65, Crane leas by five shots at 12 under. Crane made six birdies through his first 17 holes today before bogeying the par-4 18th, his first bogey of the tournament.

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Update No. 1: 1:13 p.m. ET

Before we catch you up on today's action so far, take a look back at what happened in Thursday's first round.

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Thursday coverage

5 Things: Crane takes Memphis lead; Mickelson fires 67; more

As darkness set in Thursday evening in Memphis, Ben Crane rolled home a 27-foot birdie putt at the par-4 18th to card an opening-round, 7-under 63 and take the clubhouse lead at the FedEx St. Jude Classic.

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