Bryson DeChambeau leads Heritage after 36 holes, Dustin Johnson makes unconventional par

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American golfer Bryson DeChambeau (Getty Photographs)

Bryson DeChambeau carded a seven-beneath-par sixty four to take the lead on the midway stage of the RBC Heritage, as Dustin Johnson confirmed why he’s world primary with a sensational play.

American DeChambeau earned a one-stroke lead after 36 holes because of an eagle and 7 birdies at Harbour City in South Carolina on Friday.

DeChambeau dropped two photographs on the entrance 9, having opened with an eagle on the par-5 second gap, however the 24-yr-previous golfer was flawless following the flip as he topped the leaderboard heading into the weekend.

Winner of final yr’s John Deere Basic, DeChambeau — who completed runner-as much as Rory McIlroy on the Arnold Palmer Invitational — is forward of Kim Si-woo and Ian Poulter.

Kim posted a second-spherical sixty five to climb eight positions alongside Poulter, who recorded a sixty four to be inside putting distance of DeChambeau.

In a single day chief Rory Sabbatini dropped to fourth following his 70, whereas Brandt Snedeker (sixty four), Chesson Hadley (sixty eight) and Luke Record (sixty four) are additionally two photographs off the tempo.

American star Johnson did not make up any floor on Friday after carding again-to-again 69s to go away him 4 beneath general.

Johnson, although, produced a second of magic with an unconventional par — which noticed the 2016 U.S. Open champion hampered by a inexperienced-aspect tree on the par-three seventh gap. His answer: chip the ball left-handed.

Johnson hit an outstanding chip to knock the ball inside two ft earlier than placing for par.

Defending champion Wesley Bryan, in the meantime, shot a seventy one to be two underneath and eight strokes behind DeChambeau getting into spherical three.