Olympic Golf Recap, Round 2: Aussie Marcus Fraser holds one-stroke lead through 36 holes

By AJ Reilly  - VP of Media Operations
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The only thing going right for the Americans on the golf course in Rio is their fashion sense.

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Unlike their cool hats, their game hasn’t been as good. Matt Kuchar leads all Americans at -3, seven shots behind 36-hole leader, Australian-native Marcus FraserPatrick Reed finished his second round at -1, Bubba Watson at -2, with Ricky Fowler +4 bringing up the rear for the USA.

The international golfers are representing a little better. Fraser leads the pack at -10, followed by German Thomas Pieters -9, and a familiar name atop leaderboard lately, Henrik Stenson at -8. Gregory Bourdy and Justin Rose are both tied at -6, with four tied at -5, and four others tied at -4, rounding out the top ten.


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  • 9:47 am EST: Ricardo Guveia, Sergio Garcia, Patrick Reed
  • 10:14 am EST: David Lingmerth, Matt Kuchar, Byeong Hun An
  • 11:09 am EST: Marcus Fraser, Thomas Pieters, Henrik Stenson

Leaderboard

POSITION GOLFER COUNTRY SCORE RD1 SCORE
1 Marcus Fraser Australia -10 -2
2 Thomas Pieters Germany -9 -3
3 Henrik Stenson Sweeden -8 -5
T-4 Gregory Bourdy France -6 -2
T-4 Justin Rose Great Britain -6 -2
T-6 Graham DeLaet Canada -5 -1
T-6 Fabian Gomez Argentina -5 E
T-6 Rafael Cabrera-Bello Spain -5 -6
T-6 Danny Lee New Zealand -5 -4
T-10 Thorbjørn Olesen Denmark -4 -3
T-10 Alex Čejka Germany -4 E
T-10 Pan Cheng-tsung Chinese Taipei -4 -2
T-10 Séamus Power Ireland -4 -4

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