Kyung Joo Choi slipped back from the lead on the second day of the Champions Timber Tech Championship on the US Professional Golf (PGA) Tour ($2.2 million purse).Choi carded three birdies and two bogeys for a 1-under 70 in the second round of the tournament at the par-71 Broken Sound Old Course in Boca Raton, Florida (USA) on Friday. With an intermediate total of 5-under-par 137, Choi slipped from a share of the lead the day before to a tie for sixth .Four shots behind leader Padraig Harrington (IRL).After winning his first PGA Tour Champions title at the Pure Insurance Championship in 2021, a second will not be easy.
Harrington, who shot a five-under 66 to leap from a share of the lead the day before to sole possession of the lead (nine-under 133), will be looking for his second win of the season after winning the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open in June .Age-defying veteran Bernhard Langer (GER) joined the title chase with another ‘age suit’ slap .Langer shot an 8-under 63 on the day to move into a tie for second place (8-under 134), one shot behind Harrington. Langer has won this event three times .The 63 was Langer’s 12th ‘Age Suit’ .An age suit is when a player shoots the same number of strokes as or less than his age .He has hit six ‘age suits’ this season .Since his 66th birthday on 27 August, he has already hit five ‘age suits’. David Toms (USA) is tied for second with Langer, while Ernie Els (South Africa) is two shots 토토 back in a tie for fourth (7-under par 135).