Gainey takes lead at halted Brasil Champions

Sao Paulo, Brazil ( – Tommy Gainey carded a 7-under 64 in
the second round on Friday and he held a 1-shot lead when play was suspended
due to threatening weather at the Brasil Champions.

All members of the afternoon groups were still on the course when play was
called for the day around 4:10 p.m. ET after multiple lengthy delays
throughout Friday. Players will be back in position to continue their second
rounds on Saturday at 6 a.m. ET.

All morning pairings were able to conclude their second rounds. Gainey
finished 36 holes one shot ahead of Ryan Spears at 12-under-par 130. Gainey,
the 2012 McGladrey Classic winner on the PGA Tour, also has two career wins on
the Tour, both of which came in 2010.

Spears also fired a 64 at Sao Paulo Golf Club and he is within one shot at 11-
under 131. Tyler Duncan (64) and Cameron Wilson (65) sit one shot further back
and they are tied for third at minus-10.

First-round leader Matt Weibring shot a 2-under 69, putting him in a tie for
fifth at 9-under. Rick Cochran and Peter Malnati are also at minus-9, but they
are still playing their second rounds. Cochran is through nine holes, while
Malnati is through five.