Scott takes 2nd round lead in Atlanta

WITH seven birdies in his final12 holes Adam Scott snatched the second round lead of the 2011 Tour Championship in Atlanta today.

Scott’s 5-under 65 took him to 8-under for the championship, one stroke ahead of fellow Presidents Cup team member K J Choi.

Jason Day also briefly shared the lead at the East Lake Golf Club before a late bogey had him 6-under, sharing third place with Luke Donald.

Aaron Baddeley continued to advance his Royal Melbourne claims, finishing on 3-under tied for 10th with Geoff Ogilvy and three others.

Scott was also in front in the projected FedEx Cup standings, with Webb Simpson, the leader going into the tournament on 1-under and tied for 19th.

2011 Tour Championship Leaderboard
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Brian is an award winning golf writer and is the founder and editor of Australian Senior Golfer. He is a former Sydney journalist who had little interest in golf till he hit his first ball at the age of 49 (and a half). Since then golf has just about overtaken his life. Brian founded ASG in April 2008 and has since covered every Australian Open, Presidents Cups, World Cups and numerous other big men’s and women’s tournaments, spending days inside the ropes with the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Karrie Webb, and many others. He has also played in, and reported on, numerous amateur tournaments, particularly senior and veteran events, around the country. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association and won the award for Best News Report for 2016 - 2017


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