September 4, 2014

Fathauer snags 36-hole lead in North Carolina

Adam Hadwin fired a 9-under 63 in the opening round Thursday and was two strokes clear of the field when play was suspended due to darkness at the Chiquita Classic.

Davidson, NC ( - Derek Fathauer shot his second consecutive 66 on Friday, which gave him a 2-shot lead heading into the weekend at the Chiquita Classic.

Fathauer, who has never won on the Tour despite coming close numerous times this season, finished 36 holes at 12-under-par 132. Fathauer nearly won the Nova Scotia Open earlier this year, but he finished runner-up after falling to Roger Sloan in a playoff.

Greg Chalmers fired a second-round, 7-under 65 and he is tied for second at 10-under 134. He is joined there by Scott Pinckney (68) at River Run Country Club.

First-round leader Adam Hadwin shot an even-par 72 to fall into a tie for fifth at 9-under 135 with Kyle Reifers (68) and John Peterson (70). Tom Hoge shot the low round of the day with a 63 and he holds sole possession of eighth place at 8-under 136 and he is four shots off the lead heading into Saturday.


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