Zurich Classic of New Orleans R2

Schauffele & Cantlay hold on to lead ahead of weekend

Zurich Classic 2022 R2

April 21-24
TPC Louisiana, Avondale, Louisiana
Round 1, Round 3, Round 4

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Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele, playing in alternate shot play for the second round, followed up their opening 59 with a 4-under 68 to hold on to a one-shot lead at 17-under in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

Zurich Classic 2022 R2

“I think we just wanted to hit a bunch of quality golf shots, and we did that today,” said Cantlay. “We really fought hard and made a bunch of those mid-range putts, especially in the middle of the round, and that kind of kept the momentum going. It’s kind of tricky out there with the wind how it is, so I thought we played a nice round today.

“You see more birdie attempts in best ball. Alternate-shot is an opportunity to do some cool things if you’re making a lot of birdies, but for the most part you’re trying to leave your partner in a good spot to make an easy par,” said Schauffele.

Zurich Classic 2022 R2

Fellow American David Lispky and playing partner Aaron Rai of England lie in a share of second place at 16-under alongside bogey-free Americans Doc Redman and Sam Ryder after both teams closed with a 67. All four are still looking for their first PGA Tour victory.

“It’s just been as stress free as it can in this kind of format,” said Ryder. “You have a tendency, I think, sometimes to try harder because you’re not just kind of feeling like you’re letting yourself down, you’re trying almost a little harder for your teammate. He’s swinging it great, putting me in good positions off the tee, playing from the fairway, chipping it nice a couple times when we had to, and everything has just been solid.”

South Africans Garrick Higgo and Brander Grace (65) share fourth place with Americans Wyndham Clark and Cameron Tringale (67).

The format wil return to best-ball on Saturday with the final round being alternate shot.

Zurich Classic 2022 R2

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Pos.PlayersTo ParR1R2Total
1Xander Schauffele
Patrick Cantlay
T2Aaron Rai
David Lipsky
T2Doc Redman
Sam Ryder
T4Wyndham Clark
Cameron Tringale
T4Garrick Higgo
Branden Grace
T6Jason Scrivener
Jason Day
T6Sam Burns
Billy Horschel
T8Russell Knox
Brian Stuard
T8Harold Varner III
Bubba Watson
T8Brandon Wu
Patrick Rodgers
T8Cameron Smith
Marc Leishman
T8Shane Lowry
Ian Poulter
T8Hank Lebioda
Chase Seiffert
T8Taylor Moore
Matthew NeSmith
T8Dylan Wu
Justin Lower
T16Matt Wallace
Sam Horsfield
T16Brendon Todd
Chris Kirk
T16Sungjae Im
Byeong Hun An
T16Mark Hubbard
Ryan Brehm
T16Talor Gooch
Max Homa
T16Michael Gligic
Ryan Armour
T22Keegan Bradley
Brendan Steele
T22Christiaan Bezuidenhout
Charl Schwartzel
T22James Hahn
Kevin Chappell
T22Nick Hardy
Curtis Thompson
T22Collin Morikawa
Viktor Hovland
T22Tyrrell Hatton
Danny Willett
T22Davis Riley
Will Zalatoris
T29Stephan Jaeger
Joel Dahmen
T29Scottie Scheffler
Ryan Palmer
T29Justin Rose
Henrik Stenson
T29Adam Schenk
Tyler Duncan
T29Kyle Stanley
Camilo Villegas
T29Doug Ghim
Matthias Schwab
T29Kurt Kitayama
Kiradech Aphibarnrat
T29Bill Haas
Jay Haas
T29Scott Brown
Kevin Kisner
T29Scott Piercy
Sean O’Hair
T29Callum Tarren
David Skinns
CUTLucas Herbert
Arjun Atwal
CUTLee Hodges
Vince Whaley
CUTWesley Bryan
Trey Mullinax
CUTAustin Cook
Jason Dufner
CUTMichael Kim
Seung-Yul Noh
CUTAdam Svensson
Adam Hadwin
CUTGreyson Sigg
Sepp Straka
CUTScott Stallings
Brice Garnett
CUTJ.T. Poston
Patton Kizzire
CUTD.A. Points
Scott Gutschewski
CUTChad Ramey
Joshua Creel
CUTBen Martin
Bo Van Pelt
CUTDanny Lee
Sangmoon Bae
CUTBrandon Hagy
Cameron Percy
CUTAdam Long
Bo Hoag
CUTSeamus Power
Graeme McDowell
CUTSeth Reeves
Jared Wolfe
CUTPaul Barjon
Tom Hoge
CUTNick Watney
Charley Hoffman
CUTKeith Mitchell
Brandt Snedeker
CUTTommy Fleetwood
Sergio Garcia
CUTTommy Gainey
Robert Garrigus
CUTSahith Theegala
Beau Hossler
CUTEmiliano Grillo
Rafa Cabrera Bello
CUTAustin Smotherman
Harry Higgs
CUTChez Reavie
Lucas Glover
CUTChesson Hadley
Jonathan Byrd
CUTMaverick McNealy
Joseph Bramlett
CUTRobert MacIntyre
Martin Laird
CUTRobert Streb
Troy Merritt
CUTJohn Huh
Sung Kang
CUTKelly Kraft
Kevin Tway
CUTRichy Werenski
Peter Uihlein
CUTDenny McCarthy
Ben Kohles
CUTAndrew Novak
Max McGreevy
CUTJim Knous
Martin Trainer
CUTHayden Buckley
Alex Smalley
CUTHenrik Norlander
Alex Noren
CUTJim Herman
Vaughn Taylor
CUTBrett Drewitt
Dawie van der Walt
WDMito Pereira
Joaquin Niemann
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