Pebble Beach, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Brandt Snedeker carded a second-round,
5-under 67 on Friday, while Matt Jones shot a 6-under 66 and the duo shares a
1-shot lead heading into the weekend at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
Snedeker and Jones finished 36 holes at 12-under-par 131, which is one shot
better than first-round co-leader Justin Hicks. Snedeker, the 2013 winner of
this event, also won the RBC Canadian Open the same year. He has not won on
the PGA Tour since and has six career victories on tour. Jones has one career
win at last year’s Shell Houston Open.
Over the first three days, players alternate playing Pebble Beach Golf Links,
Spyglass Hill Golf Course and the Shore Course at Monterey Peninsula Country
Club. Pebble Beach and Spyglass Hill are both par 72, while the Shore Course
is par 71. Following the 54-hole cut, the final round will be played at Pebble
Beach on Sunday.
Hicks, who shared the first-round lead with J.B. Holmes, fired a 3-under 68 at
Monterey Peninsula and he is alone in third at 11-under 132.
Jon Curran (64) Billy Horschel (65), Charlie Beljan (63), Michael Putnam (64),
Chez Reavie (66), Daniel Berger (66), Alex Prugh (68), Will Wilcox (67), David
Hearn (66) and Chesson Hadley (69) are all tied for fourth at 10-under 133.
Holmes struggled on his way to a 2-over 73 at Monterey Peninsula and he is now
tied for 36th at 6-under 137. Defending champion Jimmy Walker shot a 67 at
Pebble Beach and he is tied for 50th at minus-5.
MORE TO FOLLOW.