Burns keeps rolling with 2nd-round 62, 2-shot lead at Nelson

Sam Burns plays a shot from the rough on the 12th hole during the second round of the AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament in McKinney, Texas, Friday, May 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)


McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Sam Burns is rolling again with the second-round lead at the AT&T Byron Nelson in his first start since getting his first PGA Tour victory. Burns is two shots ahead of Alex Noren at 17 under after a 10-under 62. Burns won the Valspar Championship in Florida two weeks ago. K.H. Lee is 14 under, one shot ahead of Doc Redman. J.J. Spaun is another stroke back at 12 under. He shared the first-round lead with Jordan Spieth. The local favorite shot 70 and is in a group at 11 under that includes Matt Kuchar and Charl Schwartzel.

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