Brian Harman closed out a fantastic second spherical on the Open Championship along with his first eagle on the match since 2014 to take the lead at 10-under par by way of two rounds.
Harman shot six-under 65 on Friday to drag away from the sphere. At the very least briefly.
He has a five-stroke lead over Tommy Fleetwood, who tees off at 9:48 a.m. ET.
Harman was sturdy from the start of the second spherical with 4 birdies within the first 5 holes. His birdie on No. 5 was maybe his most spectacular, aided by a outstanding method shot that was practically an eagle itself.
He additionally prevented any self-inflicted wounds with no bogeys during the round. He parred 12 consecutive holes with a powerful save at No. 12.
Harman ended the spherical on the last word excessive notice along with his eagle. The final time he made one at The Open was on the 10th hole during the final round of the 2014 Open, which additionally occurred to be the final time previous to 2023 the occasion happened at Hoylake’s Royal Liverpool Golf Membership.
It took a span of 332 holes, however will probably be well worth the wait if it propels him to his first main championship.
Harman’s trending in the fitting course over the previous couple of Open Championships. After lacking the reduce in 4 consecutive occasions from 2015-2019, he had his first top-20 end in 2021. Final yr, he completed tied for sixth, his second-best end general at a significant.