Malaysia leader Robert Garrigus sets high goal

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia —After the way he’s played the first two rounds of the CIMB Classic, Robert Garrigus is setting the bar high for the weekend.


“I’m going to try to get to 30 if I can,” he said, explaining that in his first tournament of the year he was 6 over after eight holes and played the next 54 at 32-under par. “So I can do it. I just need to do it on the weekend when it counts.

“I feel like if I’m putting well, no disrespect to anybody on the PGA Tour, they’re all great players, but I feel like I can beat anybody in the world.”

Garrigus, who is at 14-under 128 after back-to-back 64s has a two-shot lead over South Africa’s Jbe Kruger.

Tiger Woods (66-67) is tied for fifth place, five shots back.

CHAMPIONS TOUR: In San Antonio, Mark Calcavecchia shot 5-under-par 67 to take a two-stroke lead over Kenny Perry in the weather suspended first round of the AT&T Championship.

EUROPEAN TOUR: In Shanghai, Peter Hanson shot 8-under-par 64 to take a two-stroke lead over defending champion Rory McIlroy (65 on Friday) after the second round of the BMW Masters. Hanson has a 14-under 130 total on The Masters Course at Lake Malaren.

WEB.COM TOUR: In McKinney, Texas, Justin Hicks shot 2-under-par 69 to take a two-stroke after the second round of the season-ending Tour Championship. Former Georgia golfer Justin Bolli and Canadian Brad Fritsch are tied for second after 71s.

Augusta’s Scott Parel, who opened with 69, had 77 on Friday and is tied for 53rd place. There is no cut in the 60-player event.

LPGA TOUR: In Yang Mei, Taiwan, Suzann Pettersen shot 7-under-par 65 to share the second-round lead with South Korea’s Inbee Park in the LPGA Taiwan Championship.



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