The Players: Christiaan Bezuidenhout and Adam Svensson share lead at storm-hit TPC Sawgras | Golf News
Second round was suspended due to storms at 4.27pm local time, with none of the afternoon starters able to finish; Rory McIlroy five strokes outside projected cut; Two players share the lead on eight under; Watch throughout the weekend live on Sky Sports
By Ali Stafford at TPC Sawgrass
Last Updated: 10/03/23 9:52pm
Christiaan Bezuidenhout and Adam Svensson moved into a share of the lead before storms brought an early finish to the second round at The Players, where Rory McIlroy is struggling to make the cut.
Bezuidenhout and Svensson topped the leaderboard on eight under with four and seven holes respectively to play at TPC Sawgrass, where the threat of lightning saw the action halted at 4.27pm local time (9.27pm GMT).
Collin Morikawa and Min Woo Lee sit two strokes back in a share of third spot alongside Ben Griffin, who set the 36-hole clubhouse target at six under after a second-round 71, with Scottie Scheffler three off the pace as he chases a return to the top of the world rankings.
World No 1 Jon Rahm withdrew ahead of his round due to illness and all of the afternoon starters will have to return at 7am (midday GMT) on Saturday to finish, with McIlroy five strokes outside the projected cut mark of one over with eight holes remaining.
Rory McIlroy made a double-bogey on the par-four sixth hole during the second round of The Players Championship after de-greening his birdie putt
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