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Golf-Snedeker, Tour's newest 'Mr 59', leads by two after 2nd round

Aug 17 Brandt Snedeker followed up his first-round 59 at the Wyndham Championship with a three-under-par 67 on Friday, good for a two-stroke lead over fellow American D.A. Points.

PGA Tour Wyndham Championship Scores

Aug 17 (OPTA) - Scores from the PGA Tour Wyndham Championship on Friday -14 Brandt Snedeker (USA) 59 67 -12 D.A. Points (USA) 64 64 -11 Cheng Tsung pan (China PR) 65 64 -9 Harris English (USA) 66 65 Sergio Garcia (Spain) 66 65 David Hearn (Canada) 64 67 Keith Mitchell (USA) 65 66 Brett Stegmaier (USA)

UPDATE 3-European Tour Nordea Masters Scores

Aug 17 (OPTA) - Scores from the European Tour Nordea Masters on Friday -11 Scott Jamieson (Scotland) 64 65 Paul Waring (England) 66 63 -9 Thomas Aiken (South Africa) 66 65 -7 Bradley Neil (Scotland) 67 66 Lee Slattery (England) 64 69 Hunter Stewart (USA) 65 68 -6 Adam Bland (Australia) 67 67 Benjamin Hebert (France) 67 67

UPDATE 2-PGA Tour Wyndham Championship Scores

Aug 17 (OPTA) - Scores from the PGA Tour Wyndham Championship on Thursday -11 Brandt Snedeker (USA) 59 -7 Ryan Moore (USA) 63 John Oda (USA) 63 -6 Abraham Ancer (USA) 64 Jonathan Byrd (USA) 64 Martin Flores (USA) 64 David Hearn (Canada) 64 D.A. Points (USA) 64 Ollie Schnie

Golf-Snedeker vows to keep attacking after 59 in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, North Carolina, Aug 16 Brandt Snedeker shot 11-under-par 59 in the first round at the Wyndham Championship on Thursday, before vowing to keep attacking at an event with a recent history of very low winning scores.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Golf-Snedeker shoots 10th sub-60 round on PGA Tour

* Round included one eagle, 10 birdies, one bogey (Adds quotes, details)

UPDATE 2-European Tour Nordea Masters Scores

Aug 16 (OPTA) - Scores from the European Tour Nordea Masters on Thursday -8 Clément Sordet (France) 62 -6 Scott Jamieson (Scotland) 64 Lee Slattery (England) 64 -5 Christofer Blomstrand (Sweden) 65 Richard Green (Australia) 65 Tapio Pulkkanen (Finland) 65 Hunter Stewart (USA) 65 -4 Thomas Aiken (South Africa) 66 Daniel Brooks (England)

Golf-List of sub-60 rounds on PGA Tour

Aug 16 List of the 10 sub-60 rounds in the history of the PGA Tour after Brandt Snedeker carded 59 on Thursday.

Golf-Snedeker first player to shoot 59 on PGA Tour this year

GREENSBORO, North Carolina, Aug 16 American Brandt Snedeker became the first player to break 60 on the PGA Tour this year when he carded 11-under-par 59 in the opening round at the Wyndham Championship on Thursday.

Golf-Varner laments dearth of African-Americans on PGA Tour

Aug 14 Harold Varner III wants to inspire a new generation of African-Americans to come on to the PGA Tour so that there is more diversity on the professional circuit.

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