Sam Burns hits 61 to take one-shot halfway lead

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Amateur Nick Dunlap is two shots off the pace at The American Express tournament.
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January 20, 2024
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Sam Burns shot a second round 61 as he took a one-shot halfway lead at The American Express tournament in California.

Burns’ career-low round leaves him on 17 under par, one shot ahead of fellow American Michael Kim with South Korean’s KH Lee and American amateur Nick Dunlap a further shot back.

A pair of eagles and seven birdies had put Burns in with a chance of breaking 60, but he could only par the last two holes.

Dunlap, who plays at the University of Alabama, fired a 65 at the Stadium Course – one of three being used for the tournament – to follow his opening 64.

A group of six, including American Ryder Cup star Patrick Cantlay and joint overnight leader Alex Noren of Sweden, sit on 14 under par.

Ireland’s Shane Lowry shot a second round of 67 to lie seven shots off the lead.

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2Michael Kim(NT)-166563128
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T5Alex Noren(NT)-146268130
T11Chesson Hadley(NT)-136566131
T11Zach Johnson(NT)-136269131
T11Chan Kim(SC)-136467131
T11Min Woo Lee(SC)-136566131
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T62Chez Reavie(LQ)-86670136
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T62David Skinns(LQ)-86967136
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T62Keith Mitchell(SC)-86967136
T62Tyler Duncan(LQ)-86769136
T62Will Gordon(NT)-86769136
T62Tom Whitney(LQ)-86670136
T62Daniel Berger(LQ)-86868136
T62Jacob Bridgeman(NT)-86769136
T62Mark Hubbard(LQ)-87066136
T74Peter Malnati(LQ)-77166137
T74John Pak(NT)-76968137
T74Doug Ghim(LQ)-76869137
T74Joel Dahmen(SC)-76869137
T74Adam Schenk(LQ)-77067137
T74Tom Hoge(NT)-76968137
T74Camilo Villegas(LQ)-76968137
T74Brandon Wu(NT)-76968137
T74Akshay Bhatia(NT)-77067137
T74Nico Echavarria(NT)-76770137
T74Will Zalatoris(LQ)-76869137
T74Kevin Dougherty(NT)-76671137
T74Taylor Montgomery(SC)-76869137
T74Ryan Palmer(NT)-76869137
T74Chad Ramey(LQ)-77265137
T89Josh Teater(SC)-66870138
T89Lanto Griffin(LQ)-67365138
T89Justin Suh(NT)-67167138
T89Garrick Higgo(LQ)-66969138
T89Tyler McCumber(LQ)-67068138
T89Rickie Fowler(NT)-67068138
T89Jhonattan Vegas(LQ)-66870138
T89Hayden Buckley(LQ)-67266138
T89Lee Hodges(LQ)-67167138
T89Alejandro Tosti(SC)-66672138
T89Harrison Endycott(LQ)-67068138
T100S.H. Kim(LQ)-56871139
T100Martin Laird(LQ)-56970139
T100Nicholas Lindheim(LQ)-57366139
T100Dylan Wu(SC)-56970139
T100Maverick McNealy(NT)-57366139
T100Greyson Sigg(NT)-57069139
T100Beau Hossler(LQ)-56970139
T100Nate Lashley(LQ)-57267139
T100Grayson Murray(LQ)-57069139
T100Taiga Semikawa(NT)-56871139
T100Norman Xiong(LQ)-57366139
T100Carl Yuan(SC)-56871139
T100Matt Wallace(SC)-56772139
T100Adrien Dumont de Chassart(NT)-56871139
T114James Hahn(LQ)-46971140
T114Aaron Baddeley(LQ)-47466140
T114Aaron Rai(NT)-46971140
T114Brandt Snedeker(NT)-47565140
T114Billy Horschel(LQ)-47268140
T114Robert MacIntyre(NT)-47169140
T114David Lipsky(SC)-47070140
T114Tom Kim(SC)-46971140
T114Matt Kuchar(SC)-47367140
T114Scott Gutschewski(SC)-47169140
T114Chandler Phillips(LQ)-47070140
T125Bill Haas(NT)-36873141
T125Ben Taylor(NT)-37071141
T125Callum Tarren(SC)-37170141
T125Blaine Hale, Jr.(SC)-37170141
T125Patrick Fishburn(LQ)-36972141
T130Jason Dufner(SC)-26973142
T130Ryan McCormick(SC)-27468142
T130Robby Shelton(SC)-26874142
T130David Lingmerth(SC)-27072142
T130Joseph Bramlett(SC)-26973142
T130Trace Crowe(LQ)-27072142
T130J.B. Holmes(LQ)-27369142
T130Adam Long(NT)-27072142
T130Davis Riley(SC)-27270142
T139Sami Valimaki(LQ)-17469143
T139Taylor Pendrith(SC)-17172143
T139Wilson Furr(SC)-16677143
T139Michael Block(LQ)-17271143
T139Harry Hall(LQ)-17568143
T144Andrew Novak(SC)Par7272144
T144Andrew Landry(SC)Par7173144
T144Roger Sloan(SC)Par7668144
T144Ryan Brehm(LQ)Par7668144
T144Jake Knapp(NT)Par7173144
T149Patton Kizzire(LQ)+17174145
T149Chris Gotterup(SC)+17768145
T149Raul Pereda(SC)+17273145
T152Ryan Moore(SC)+27076146
T152Cameron Champ(SC)+27472146
T152Pierceson Coody(NT)+27175146
155Kevin Kisner(LQ)+57475149
156Tyson Alexander(LQ)+67872150
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The American Express 2024

Date: January 18th - 21st 2024

Location: PGA WEST (Pete Dye SC, Nicklaus TC, La Quinta CC), La Quinta, California

Purse: $8,400,000

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