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Viktor Hovland takes 2-shot lead intot the weekend
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March 5, 2022
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Palmer Invitational 2022 R2
March 03-06
Bay Hill Club & Lodge, Orlando, Florida
Round 1, Round 3, Round 4

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Viktor Hovland of Norway signed for a 66, the lowest round of the day, to reach 9-under and take a a two-shot lead into the weekend at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Palmer Invitational 2022 R2

“I kind of try to forget the weekend here last year. I played really well the first few days, very similar to how I played so far this year. The course just gets harder and harder every single day, and it started blowing. A few too many bad swings and I ended up in bad spots and just didn’t really take my medicine.”

Palmer Invitational 2022 R2

"I still feel like I can improve on [my putting] a little bit even after today.

"I just really saw the lines really well and able to start it online. Sometimes when you see a couple go in early, it's easy to keep that feel going throughout the day."

Palmer Invitational 2022 R2

Overnight leader Rory McIlroy of Norhtern Ireland shot three bogeys and three birdies to close with a 72 and slipped back into a share of second place at 7-under alongside England's Tyrell Hatton and American Talor Gooch who both carded 68s.

"The fairways are sort of soft. But the greens got - those are the sort of greens you expect to see late on a Sunday, not late on a Friday," said McIlroy.

"It's going to be interesting to see where they go from here, but it's going to be a good test over the weekend. I'm glad I got 18 holes in those conditions because the course definitely changed a lot from when I played it yesterday morning to this afternoon. I be a little more prepared for it tomorrow."

Fellow American Billy Horschel carded a 71 to move into solo fifth place at 6-under ahead of a group of seven players at 3-under.

Palmer Invitational 2022 R2

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