Paul Casey and Justin “Who Are You” Hicks top the Leader Board at -10 after 2nd Round play at Riviera in the Los Angeles Open! Hicks shot a 7 UNDER 64 for the Lowest round of the day! And Casey shot a 6 UNDER 65 for the 2nd Lowest round!
1st Round Co-Leader Robert Karlsson is 1 shot back at -9 tied with “young buck” Shawn Stefani who also carded a 6 UNDER 65 to match Casey for the 2nd Best round of the day. Richard Lee is now in 5th Place at -8 & Spencer Levin is at -6 and in a T6 position after they both were leading in the 1st Round with Karlsson.
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano had 4 straight birdies to get to -7 after the 11th hole but lost steam and finished at -6 in a T6 spot with Levin, Brendon de Jonge, & Richard Sterne. Click on the Image Above to Expand it and take a look at my Leader Board.
Course conditions at Riveria for 2nd Round Play were:
Course – Hard
Greens – Normal
Rough – PGA
Wind – Moderate
Direction – West
Pin – White
PLUS Dynamic Weather, Variable Wind Direction & Speed are all ON.
Here are some of the results in various categories:
Bill Whithers … Just the two of us, we can make it if we try
Paul Casey maybe can make it but Justin Hicks? Both are on top at -10.
The Who – Who are you … da da da da … I really want to know
Justin “Who Are You” Hicks at -10? WOW! He’s out of the State I reside in … Michigan! Never heard of the guy but he is LEADING with Casey!
Steve Miller Band – Big Ol’ Jet Airliner … Don’t carry me too far away
Robert Karlsson is 1 shot back at -9, Richard Lee at -8, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, Spencer Levin, Brendon de Jonge, & Richard Sterne at -6 don’t even want to board the plane and get carried too far away!
M.C. Hammer Time … (Missed Cut @ +2)
Notables that Missed Cut are: Martin Kaymer & Camilo Villegas +3, Ernie Els & Nicolas Colsaerts +4, Jason Day & Fred Couples +5, Jeff Maggert +6, Hunter Mahan +7, Freddie Jacobson +8, Dustin “Mega Meth” Johnson +9, & Mike Weir +12 (OUCH!).
Bananarama – Na Na Na Na … Na Na Na Na … Hey Hey Hey … Goodbye
Notables that Made the Cut but will probably kiss this tourney Goodbye are: Steve Stricker & Justin Rose +1, Angel Cabrera & Rory McIlroy EVEN!
Katy Perry – Baby you’re a firework … Goin’ up … up … up … (The Movers)
How about that Super Bowl halftime show! And how about my Hometown Team … Those New England Patriots! YAZ SIR as we say in Beantown. Back to the Uppers now: Bill Haas, T150 to T44 = UP 106, Keegan Bradley, T112 to T33 = UP 79, Sean O’Hair, T89 to T28 = UP 61, Lee Westwood, T56 to T10 = UP 46, Richard Sterne, T22 to T6 = UP 16, & Justin Hicks, T9 to T1 = UP 8.
David Bowie – Ch ch ch Changes .. Turn and face the strange .. (The Shakers)
Fred Couples, T22 to T115 = DOWN 93, Mike Weir, T69 to 156th = DOWN 87, Carl Pettersson, T89 to 155th = DOWN 66, Brian Davis, T9 to T44 = DOWN 35, & Adam Scott, T4 to T12 = DOWN 8.
Manually Controlled Highlights & Lowlights
Controlled 12 golfers (4 Threesomes) Manually SBS – Highlights were Lee Westwood at a 5 UNDER 66 & Sean O’ Hair at a 4 UNDER 67! Lowlight was Freddie Couples at a 7 OVER 78 (YIKES!). My Average Score for all 12 Golfers was -1.42.
CLICK ON the LINK BELOW to see How the Field Fared in Round 2: