Rickie Fowler finished the delayed second-round with a 4-under-par 67 and is tied for the lead with Patrick Rogers and Patton Kizzire in the rain-plagued OHL Classic at Mayakoba at El Camaleon Golf Club in Play del Carmen, Mexico.
Fowler, who claimed the last of his four PGA Tour victories early this year in the Honda Classic, held the lead before making his only bogey of the round on the 14th hole and then closed with four straight pars.
“I felt like playing those last three, four pars, was good, that’s probably one of the harder parts of the golf course, the final five holes or so,” said Fowler, the highest-ranked player in the field at No. 10 in the world.
“We deal with weather every once in a while on the PGA Tour, around the world, really. You kind of just learn to play when you get to play, relax when you get to relax. Rest when you can, tee it up when you can.”
Rodgers, from Stanford, shot 65 in round two, and Kizzire followed an opening 62 with a 70 and they are tied with Fowler at 10-under 132.
Rain and darkness cut short the second round on Friday and the early start to finish the round also was delayed by rain early Saturday. The leaders were unable to start round three before darkness came and tournament officials hope they can finish their last 36 holes on Sunday.
John Oda and Brian Gay shot 65s in the second round and were one stroke back in a tie for fourth with Brandon Harkins, who had a 68.
Martin Piller totaled 68 in round two and was two back in a tie for seventh with Charles Howell III, who was 4-under through six holes in round three; Ryan Moore, who 2-under after four, and Russell Knox of Scotland, who birdied his first two holes.
Defending champion Pat Perez was 1-under after two holes of round three and in a tie for 54th.
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