Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri missed the FedEx St. Jude Championship and can watch the standings over the weekend to see if he makes the sector for subsequent week’s BMW Championship.
Lahiri, who went one-over par on the primary day, wanted a low spherical to enter the weekend, however a late double bogey spoiled his possibilities as he shot a one-under 69 and missed by two photographs.
Even for 2 rounds, he completed 80th. The reduce dropped to 1 underneath and amongst these lacking was world No. 1 Scottie Scheffler.
The missed reduce meant Lahiri is ready to drop to 70th within the FedExCup standings after coming into the week ranked 63rd. It will likely be a nervy weekend as solely the highest 70 after the FedEx St. Jude advances to subsequent week’s BMW Championship.
American JJ Spaun made a late birdie for a three-under 67 to take a one-shot lead as a number of the larger stars missed the reduce, together with Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth.
Spaun at 11 underneath was forward of Sepp Straka and Troy Merritt, who’re tied for second at 10 underneath, and Denny McCarthy is fourth at 9 underneath.
Lahiri hit 9 of 18 greens in regulation in the course of the second spherical. He opened with a birdie on the 434-yard par-Four first gap. His 116-yard method shot set him up for a birdie from eight toes and he transformed.
He suffered a penalty after going into the water on the par-5 third, however nonetheless made par. A missed putt from lower than seven toes meant a bogey on the fifth, however he bogeyed his second shot on the sixth from 138 yards for an eagle.
On the par-Four 10th, Lahiri’s 173-yard method set him up once more for a birdie from 10 toes and he took the prospect to maneuver to Three-under for the spherical the place he was contained in the reduce line .
Then, on the 406-yard par-Four 12th, Lahiri bogeyed after reaching the inexperienced in simply 4. He hit the 530-yard par-5 16th after hitting the inexperienced in 4 and two placing. That moved him to 1 underneath for the spherical and he missed the reduce.