John Ram completed 36 holes without a bogey on his card as he claimed a one-shot lead over Tony Finau halfway through The Northern Trust, with Jordan Spieth and Xander Shaveli in contention. By Keith Jackson Latest Update: 08/21/21 1:33 AM The best picks from round two of the inaugural FedExCup Playoff event at the Liberty National, where world number one Jon Ram snatched the lead in the midway stage. Best picks from round two of the inaugural FedExCup Playoff event at the Liberty National, where world number one John Ramm grabbed the lead on the midway stage. Jon Ram has made a halfway lead at The Northern Trust and is guaranteed to retain his world number one ranking after Dustin Johnson and Colin Morikawa missed the cut in New Jersey. Ram starred on the Liberty National Tour in 67 to reach an under-12, completing the tournament’s first 36 holes without dropping a shot as he netted a straight lead ahead of Tony Fino, who cost himself a tie at the top when he missed all four. Set foot on a par on the last green. Justin Thomas is just two paces away heading into the weekend having recovered from a poor first nine holes with an impressive blast of scoring over the last five, with three straight fives from the fifth followed by an eighth-place eagle at 69. Jordan Spieth just missed for a track record and holed up for the Eagles in back-to-back holes early in his 62nd when he raced to eight-under alongside Brooks Koepka, who netted five consecutive birds in his 64, while Rory McIlroy blasted off the weekend after a career late. Jordan Spieth stormed into the mix after 62 Rams credited his quiet demeanor for his stealth-free performances over the first two days in New Jersey, making three birdies in four holes in the front nine before catching one more shot in the long 13th minute. Despite insisting that driving is more important than keeping a clean card, he said, “It’s good to be ghost-free, but it’s not like it’s goal #1.” “This might be my first time going to 36 holes without stealth, but the goal is to win the championship and put yourself in the best position. If I had to choose, I’d rather be up front than be ghost-free.” Believe it or not, I hit my fair share of bad shots today. There were two of them. Second on 16 and second of three, two shots where I had a wedge in my hand, I missed in the green leaving myself really hard up and down, and I managed to make equally good shots. Get the best prices and book a tour of one of our 1,700 courses across the UK and Ireland “I managed to save you some good courses, just accepted that I could miss some shots, I think this is the best way to explain it, whats going on here. You have a little You’re greedy, you miss the green, you can have your ups and downs, and I’ve been able to save those so far.” With the weekend approaching, I’m definitely going to have to clean up a couple of these mistakes. Finau chased three of the first five holes and took five more after the turn only to finally falter before facing the inevitable questioning streak as he is chasing only his second win of his PGA Tour career. “I am excited to win,” he said. I think whatever comes with that, and you guys can stop talking, whatever comes with it, comes with it. Brooks Koepka at just four years old “For me, I’m more excited to win. I worked hard on my body, in my mind, and I put a lot of work into myself to be better and try to be a better person and be a better golfer.” I feel like I’ve accomplished some of those things, and hopefully getting a W just to feel accomplished would be a great thing.” Keith Mitchell (64) and Zander Both Schauffele birded the last two slots to join Thomas in the under-10, with Schauffele matching Spieth’s 62 as well A pair of Eagles countrymen, second is pitch from raw for a second three holes in three holes in the eighth. Live PGA Tour Golf August 21, 2021, 6:00 p.m. Live on Alex Noren launched a late show for the Ryder Cup selection as he shot 64 points to reach nine under One beat Koepka and Spieth, who started the day flirting with the cut-line and ended up vying for the title.Speth admitted his number 62 didn’t have a “normal golf” as he lit Liberty National with a brace of eagles, piercing an 81-yard wedge for two at Fifth before carving out his driving path the next day, eliminating the danger b A few inches with a second and coming off the raw for a distance – the eagle routine – I didn’t have many hits outside of five feet because I didn’t play regular golf today,” said Speth. “It was just one of those days where you probably wouldn’t get away with that all weekend. But I just cut the ball incredibly well and then it led to at least some short shots and then cashed in when they were for Byrdie.” Jordan hid Spieth twice for a pair of exciting vultures during his second tour of 62 at The Northern Trust in New Jersey. Jordan Spieth hid twice for a pair of sexy vultures during his second tour of 62 at The Northern Trust in New Jersey. Lee Westwood is in good standing after leading him 65 to seven under potential Ryder Cup teammate Victor Hovland, while Bryson DeChambeau puts on another entertaining run, a 65 featuring an eagle and seven birds but also three bogeys. He joined Johnson and Morikawa as early hits when he tripped to two with only seven holes left, but broke through from 25 feet for a birdie in the third and fired two more good strikes on the next two greens before shoving into each of the last two. Holes to ensure weekend employment. .