Aussie Cameron Smith has made a stunning charge at the WGC St. Jude Invitational on the back of a phenomenal, record-equalling putting performance.
American Harris English clung to a two-stroke lead after Friday’s second round strong charges into second Smith and Mexico’s Abraham Ancer.
English, chasing his third title of the year, followed an opening 62 with a five-under par 65 to stand on 13-under 127 after 54 holes at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tennessee.
“I’ve been playing really solid,” English said. “When I miss the greens I feel like my short game has been on point. I’m putting it well. Everything is clicking right now.” World number 10 English won January’s Tournament of Champions and June’s Travelers Championship, his first PGA titles since 2013.
“You’ve got to keep the gas pedal down,” English said. “The scores are pretty low right now and you can’t…