After posting an opening round 74, Mackenzie Hughes charged back today with a second round 69. Hughe’s round today included 5 birdies and 2 bogeys, and the highlight of his day came on 17 where he drained a 39-foot bomb for birdie. Hughes has struggled this season with his only other made cut coming at The Honda Classic.
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Driving has been Hughe’s shortcoming this season as he has only hit 175 out of a possible 333. However, Hughe’s putting has carried him this week, as he sits at 12th in the field for strokes gained putting at 2.958
Nick Taylor the other Canadian in the field missed the cut by one shot finishing at two over par.
Hughes tees off tomorrow at 10:13, and is paired with American Jimmy Walker.