Tony Finau made his solely birdie of the day on No. 18, finishing a 2-over-par 74 on Friday and giving him a 2-under whole by 36 holes within the Masters at Augusta Nationwide Golf Membership.
As of his mid-afternoon end, the Salt Lake Metropolis native was tied for ninth place, 4 strokes behind the chief, Patrick Reed.
Finau stated he performed simply as properly Friday as he did in capturing an opening-round 68, however “didn’t get rewarded.”
He had about the identical variety of beauty at birdies as he did Thursday, when he made six birdies, however some well-struck putts simply didn’t fall for him. He did not birdie any of Augusta Nationwide’s 4 par-5 holes after birdieing all of them within the first spherical.
Finau bogeyed Nos. 1 and 6 and did not make a birdie on the opening 9, thanks partly to errant drives that saved him from going for the inexperienced in two photographs on two par 5s, Nos. 2 and eight. Finau had performed the entrance 9 in Three-under par Thursday on his approach to a 68.
He bogeyed No. 11 then parred the following six holes, lacking some respectable birdie probabilities. His birdie on No. 18 got here when he blasted a drive down the center and hit a niche wedge to inside four toes.