RBC Canadian Open Round 2 Live Blog: Updates from Hamilton

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RBC Canadian Open Round 2 Live Blog: Updates from Hamilton

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RBC Canadian Open Round 2 Live Blog: Updates from Hamilton

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The RBC Canadian Open resumes Friday at Hamilton Golf and Country Club in Ontario.

Keegan Bradley holds a one-stroke lead at 7 under entering the second round. Roberto Castro, Shane Lowry, Sungjae Im, Nick Taylor and Erik van Rooyen are T-2 at 6 under.

Among the top-ranked players in the field, World No. 4 Rory McIlroy is T-25 at 3 under after shooting a 67 with five birdies and two bogeys in the first round. Dustin Johnson, World No. 2, shot a 71 with five birdies and six bogeys— five on Johnson’s first nine. He is T-105 at 1 over.

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5:55 p.m.: Matt Kuchar coming in hot. Kuchar birdied his final three holes to get to 12 under and grab a share of the lead with Scott Brown. Just a few groups remaining on the course and doesn’t look like anyone has a chance to get to 12 under, so Kuchar and Brown will be your 36-hole co-leaders.

4:55 p.m.: Back-to-back pars for Scott Brown. Had a good chance to increase his lead but missed a four-footer at eight, his 17th hole of the day. Still the solo leader at 12 under after making five consecutive birdies on his back nine.

4:15 p.m.: Scott Brown makes his fifth straight birdie to sit one stroke ahead of Brandt Snedeker in the lead at 12 under. Brown is 4 under through 15 holes.

4:00 p.m.: Shane Lowry falls to T-2 at 10 under after a bogey on the fifth hole.

3:49 p.m.: Make that three straight birdies for Scott Brown. He is 5 under on the round and is in solo third at 10 under.

3:37 p.m.: Shane Lowry ties Brandt Snedeker for the lead at 11 under after Lowry made an eagle on the fourth hole. Lowry is 5 under through 13 holes.

3:21 p.m.: Scott Brown made back-to-back birdies on the second and third holes to T-2 with Adam Hadwin, Matt Kuchar and Shane Lowry at 9 under.

3:10 p.m.: Rory McIlroy jumped to T-14 at 6 under making birdies on four of his last five holes on the front nine. He is 6 under through nine holes on the round.

2:42 p.m.: Shane Lowry finished his first nine 3 under with three birdies to sit in solo second, two strokes behind Brandt Snedeker.

2:26 p.m.: Ben Silverman finished the second round with a career-low 61. He totaled six birdies, two eagles and one bogey. His eagles on the par-5 fourth and par-5 17th mark the first time Silverman made more than one eagle in a round on the PGA Tour. Silverman jumped 102 spots to T-3 at 8 under after Friday’s round.

2:01 p.m.: Matt Kuchar, who shot a 65 on Thursday, recorded back-to-back birdies on Nos. 3 and 4 Friday to sit 2 under through four holes. He is T-7 at 7 under.

1:25 p.m.: Brandt Snedeker birdied his final hole of the day to finish the round 10-under 60. Snedeker with the lead after recording eight birdies and an eagle on Friday.

12:50 p.m.: Brooks Koepka finished the second round 4-under 66 with six birdies and two bogeys. He is T-23 at 4-under.

12:15 p.m.: Sepp Straka birdied the fifth hole to sit in solo second at 9 under. Straka, 7 under through 14 holes, is one stroke behind Brandt Snedeker and has seven birdies— four on his first five holes on the front nine.

11:45 a.m.: After his eagle, Brandt Snedeker recorded back-to-back birdies on the fifth and sixth holes to lead at 10 under. He sits one stroke ahead of Graeme McDowell. Snedeker is 9 under on the round through 15 holes.

11:14 a.m.: An eagle on No. 4 gives Brandt Snedeker a share of the lead with Graeme McDowell at 9 under. Snedeker is 7 under on the round after recording four birdies on his first nine and another on the second hole.

10:56 a.m.: Graeme McDowell leads by two strokes after recording a birdie on No. 3. McDowell leads at 9 under, ahead of a three-way tie for second place between Henrik Stenson, Roberto Castro and Keegan Bradley.

10:30 a.m.: Justin Thomas jumps to T-29 at 3 under after recording his third birdie of the day on No. 1. He is 3 under through 10 holes.

10:15 a.m.: Justin Thomas finished his first nine 2 under and rose to T-47 at 2 under.

9:45 a.m.: A birdie on 17 puts Graeme McDowell in solo first place at 8 under. McDowell is one stroke ahead of Keegan Bradley in second place.

9:33 a.m.: Mackenzie Hughes birdied No. 17 and jumped to T-3. He is 2 under through eight holes.

9:30 a.m.: Henrik Stenson is T-3 at 6 under after recording a birdie on the sixth hole. He is two under through six holes.

9:00 a.m.: Graeme McDowell rises to tie Keegan Bradley in first place after back-to-back birdies on 14 and 15. McDowell is 2 under through six holes.

Follow all the live action from Hamilton right here all day.

Friday

Golf Channel: 3-6 p.m.
PGA Tour Live: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (Featured Groups)
PGA Tour Radio: Noon-6 p.m. (XM 93/Sirius 208)

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