Friday, May 02, 2014

Wells Fargo update: Cabrera, Flores tie for lead late in day

5:45 p.m.

Angel Cabrera briefly took sole possesion of the lead with birdies on the seventh and eight holes, but a bogey on No. 9 (his last), dropped him into a tie for first with Martin Flores. Cabrera, the first-round leader, shot a 3-under 69. Justin Rose is alone in third at 8 under, with Shawn Stefani and Martin Kaymer another shot back at 7-under and tied for fourth.

The cutline now stands at 1-over. One player at risk is Rory McIlroy, who is on the number (4-over for the day) through 17

4:30 p.m.

Shawn Stefani birdied the fifth hole, taking him to 5-under for the day and into a tie for second place at the Wells Fargo Championship. Stefani, Angel Cabrera and Justin Rose, who finished the day with a 5-under 67, are a stroke behind leader Martin Flores.

Cabrera is 2-under for the day after consecutive birdies on holes No. 4 and 5.

2:30 p.m.

Martin Flores still leads the Wells Fargo Championship at 9-under, although journeyman Shawn Stefani has made a move up the leaderboard and is tied for third with Angel Cabrera at 7-under.

Stefani has birdied four his first seven holes and is 4-under for the day, 7-under for the tournament. He's tied for third with first-round leader Angel Cabrera, who is 1-under for the day.

1:30 p.m.

Charlotte's Brendon de Jonge just tied the Wells Fargo Championship 18-hole record with a 10-under 62.

De Jonge's round matches a 62 shot by Rory McIlroy in 2010 when he won the tournament. De Jonge, however, isn't near the top of the leaderboard after his 8-over 80 Thursday. He's at 2-under for the tournament and currently tied for 26th,

Martin Flores continues to lead at 9-under, with Justin Rose a shot behind. First-round leader Angel Cabrera is 1-under for the day through 2 holes and is 7-under.

11:30 a.m.

Martin Flores holds a one-stroke lead over Justin Rose as both are near the end of their second round at the Wells Fargo Championship.

Flores birdied No. 7 to go to 8-under for the tournament and 3-under for the round. Rose, the reigning U.S. Open champion, is 7-under for the tournament and 4-under today.

Phil Mickelson has lost steam after shooting 5-under on Thursday. He's at 4-over-par Friday with five bogeys and just one birdie in the second round.

Geoff Ogilvy has the best score of the day. Ogilvy is 5-under for the day and the tournament after back-to-back birdies on 14 and 15.

9:30 a.m.

Martin Flores is tearing it up early at the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club.

Flores, who started the day tied for second, is leading at 9-under par. Playing the back nine first, Flores has an eagle on No. 11 and birdies on 10 and 15. He's 4-under for the day.

Phil Mickelson is even-par through five holes and is tied for third at 5-under with Justin Rose, who is 2-under for the day.

Miguel Cabrera, Thursday's first round leader, is in second at 6-under. He tees off at 12:55 p.m.