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Humana Challenge 2013: Day 2 Leaderboard Analysis, Highlights and More

LA QUINTA, CA - JANUARY 18:  Roberto Castro hits his tee shot on the second hole during the second round of the  Humana Challenge In Partnership With The Clinton Foundation at the Palmer Private Course at PGA West on January 18, 2013 in La Quinta, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
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Ryan RudnanskySenior Writer IJanuary 19, 2013

After the second day of the 2013 Humana Challenge, Roberto Castro and James Hahn are still tied for the lead with a 14-under-par 130.

One prominent golfer who is far back from the lead is Phil Mickelson, who finished with a five-under 139 on Friday (tied for 88th). He dug himself a hole from the start, scoring an even par on Day 1.

Here's a look at how the rest of the field performed on Day 2 at PGA West.

 

Day 2 Leaderboard

Position Player Total
T1 Roberto Castro -14
T1 James Hahn
-14
T3 Darron Stiles -13
T3 Scott Stallings -13
T3 Richard H. Lee -13
T6 Lee Williams -12
T6 Jason Kokrak -12
T6 Zach Johnson -12
T6 David Lingmerth -12
T6 Kevin Stadler -12

*Four other players are tied for sixth at -12. For the full leaderboard, check out PGATour.com

 

Castro, who led after Day 1, had another strong round of golf at PGA West, scoring a five-under en route to a two-round score of 14-under 130. The 27-year-old out of Houston placed 42nd at the Humana Challenge last year.

Darron Stiles turned in a nice Friday, scoring a seven-under. The 39-year-old sits at 13-under 131 through two rounds.

David Lingmerth of Sweden ended the day with an eight-under, posting a 12-under 132 through two rounds. The 25-year-old didn't play in the Humana Challenge last year.

American Lee Williams had a big day, posting a seven-under to close out the first two rounds with a 12-under 132. He posted six birdies and one eagle on Friday.

Matt Kuchar, who tied for third place at the Masters last year, also soared into contention, posting an eight-under for the day to end up at 10-under 134 through two rounds.

Zach Johnson, who tied for ninth place at the British Open last year, posted an identical score on Day 2, which is a good thing. He ended up with a six-under on Friday, leaving him at 12-under 132 through two rounds at PGA West.

Young Florida native Bud Cauley had the best score of the bunch on Friday, registering a nine-under to close the first two rounds with an 11-under 133.

 

Highlights

*Clips courtesy of pgatour.com

Phil Mickelson, who started on the back nine on Friday, nailed a fantastic putt from the fringe of the green on hole No. 18.

Matt Kuchar, who had a very strong Day 2, scored an eagle on hole No. 16.

Lee Williams, who had a brilliant day out on the links, showed great touch with a 20-foot birdie putt on hole No. 13.

James Hahn had the chip shot of the day when he birdied hole No. 5.

 

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