|Chesson Hadley putts for birdie on his final hole (#9) - Peter Koutroumpis, PKS Consulting LLC|
Lee reaches Hadley, but falters on final hole
Danny Lee used his birdie run during his front nine to eventually put himself into a tie for the lead (-10) with Chesson Hadley who finished the day carding a 2-under par 69.
However, Lee pulled his tee shot on the par-5 ninth, and finished his round with a bogey to end up tied for second place, sitting at -9 along with Jason Gore and Edward Loar.
Loar’s 6-under par score of 65 was low round of the day and was matched by Scott Dunlap (-8), Len Mattiace (-6), and Tom Hoge (-5).
|Jason Gore putts for birdie on his final hole (#9) - Peter Koutroumpis, PKS Consulting LLC|
Jason Gore makes run at lead, Hadley hanging on
Tour veteran Jason Gore continued to make a run at the lead early during the second round of play at the 2013 Rex Hospital Open on Friday.
Gore finished his round with a par and finished with a 3-under par 68 to add to his first round of 65 that put him into the lead at the time.
As Hadley continued to maintain his steady play throughout his round, he found himself back in the lead managing to drop a few birdies to jump ahead of Gore (-9), while newcomer to the top of the board, Danny Lee (-8) jumped past Andrew Putnam (-8).