AVONDALE, La. (AP) - Ben Martin shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to maintain a course-record pace at TPC Louisiana, keeping him atop the leaderboard through two rounds of the Zurich Classic.
After breaking the course record with a 62 on Thursday, Martin opened the second round with two birdies and an eagle on his first four holes. He shook off a bogey and double bogey on successive holes in the middle of the round and birdied four of his last nine to move to 15 under - the best 36-hole total at the course. No one has had a four-round score better than 20 under.
Andrew Svoboda shot a 68 to remain second at 12 under, but closed his round on the par-3 ninth with his first bogey of the tournament.
Sueng-Yul Noh and Robert Streb were 11 under, and Erik Compton and Peter Hanson were another stroke back.
Bishopville's Tommy "Two Gloves" Gainey and former Gamecock Mark Anderson are both at 7-under.