A day after Jon Rahm tied a profession greatest to take management on the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, one other younger skilled used a profession greatest to overhaul him.
Matthew Fitzpatrick moved into first place (9 below) after carding a 6-under 64. He climbed 12 spots up the leaderboard and has a two-stroke lead over the remainder of the sphere.
Fitzpatrick’s spherical was highlighted by 4 consecutive birdies in the beginning, and he had only one hiccup with a bogey on the par-Three eighth gap.
He completed with seven whole birdies.
Shut behind Fitzpatrick in second place (7 below) is the 18-hole chief, Rahm. He is joined by Patrick Cantlay, Cameron Smith and Billy Horschel.
After a mistake-free first spherical, Rahm had 4 bogeys Friday. He did end with back-to-back birdies on the 16th and 17th holes to remain near the entrance.
Horschel had the very best spherical of the bunch in rivalry and used an eagle on the par-5 third gap to leap up the standings. He carded 4-under 66 on the day.
Shugo Imahira sits in sixth place (6 below) all by himself and a large tie for seventh place (5 below) is highlighted by Justin Rose, Brooks Koepka and Bubba Watson.