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Shriners Open 2012: Day 2 Leaderboard, Highlights and More from TPC Summerlin

LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 04:  Davis Love III watches his tee shot on the tenth hole during the first round of the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin on October 4, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
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Ethan GrantAnalyst IOctober 5, 2012

The Justin Timberlake Shriners Open 2012 is underway, and Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III is in the thick of the action after the heartbreaking loss to the Europeans last week.

No other golfers from the 2012 Ryder Cup are participating this weekend in Las Vegas, NV at TPC Summerlin, as many are taking a sabbatical after the emotional weekend at Medinah.

Ryan Moore, the Day 1 leader, is teeing off at 3:03 p.m. ET, but will not have the lead on the first tee box.

Jonas Blixt has charged the field with a second round 7-under thru 15 holes, and Moore will have to continue his strong play to stay in the lead.

Here's a look at the current leaderboard, some highlights from the second day of action and notable golfers that have a chance at walking away from Vegas with some hardware.

 

Shriners Open 2012 Day 2 Leaderboard

Position Player Total Thru
T1 Jonas Blixt -14 F
T1 Brendon De Jonge -14 F
3 Ryan Moore -13 F
T4 Tim Herron -11 F
T4 Daniel Summerhays -11 F
T6 Vijay Singh -10 F
T6 John Daly -10 F
T6 Chris Kirk -10 F
T6 Nick Watney -10 F
T6 John Huh -10 F

 

Other Notables:

Stewart Cink -5

Rory Sabbatini -6

Ricky Barnes - 5

 

Highlights and Notable Golfers

Kevin Na had a nice Day 2, shooting a very respectable 5-under today and knocking in a beautiful putt on No. 18 for birdie.

Ryan Moore the leader after the first day, got his day started off on Friday with a par on hole No. 1, as highlighted by LV Review's Steve Carp:

First-round leader Ryan Moore's second round is underway at #JTShrinersOpen. Parred No. 1.

— Steve Carp (@stevecarprj) October 5, 2012

Jonas Blinx, the hero from Day 1, continued his sharp play on Day 2 and is now in the lead with a firm grasp at -15. Here's his shot on No. 9 as he continued to push the lead in Vegas.

Vijay Singh is also active and ready to make a push at the title.

Overall, it's been a good two first days of action at the Shriners Open.

Continue to check back with Bleacher Report as the tournament heads towards Sunday and the championship round.

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