Defending champion Jim Furyk has a share of the lead midway thru the second round of The Heritage at Harbour Town on Hilton Head Island. Furyk followed his 68 on Thursday with a bogey free five under 66 Friday. Furyk started on the tenth and opened his round with three straight birdies. He made the turn at three under and added birdies at two and five on the front side.
Furyk is tied for the lead with two of the young stars on the tour, Australia’s Jason Day and Camilo Villegas of Colombia. Day, the 24th ranked golfer in the world, also had a bogey free round of 65. He had consecutive birdes at 15, 16, and 17. He rolled in a 21 foot putt for birdie on 17. Villegas had a 68 Thursday. The world’s 52nd ranked golfer had three birdies on the front and two on the back. He bogeyed the 7th and the 18th.
Clemson’s DJ Trahan is the best of the state contingent thus far in the second round. Trahan completed a second straight bogey free round Friday. His 67 followed his 69 on Thursday and puts him at six under.
Greenville’s Matt Bettencourt is even on his round today and remains at six under. Bishopville’s Tommy Gainey is three under for the day and for the tournament. Greer’s Bill Haas and Clemson’s Ben Martin are in the clubhouse at one under for the tournament.