Simpson's 9-under holds up for lead

Associated Press  |  Last updated July 07, 2012

PACIFIC PALISADES, CA - FEBRUARY 04: Webb Simpson watches his bunker shot on the 12th hole during the first round of the Northern Trust Open at Riveria Country Club on February 4, 2010 in Pacific Palisades, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Webb Simpson's 9-under total has held up as golfers finished the rain-delayed second round of the Greenbrier Classic early Saturday. Tiger Woods finished his round Friday at par for the tournament, missing the cut by a stroke. Woods, who won last week at Congressional, missed a cut for only the ninth time in his PGA career. The second round Friday was delayed by rain and later suspended because of darkness. A dozen golfers completed their rounds Saturday morning and 64 advanced to the third round. Simpson shot a 4-under 66 Friday. He has a one-stroke lead over five others. One of them, Martin Flores, finished with a 68 on Saturday. Among those making the cut was 62-year-old Tom Watson, the pro emeritus at The Greenbrier resort. He's at 2 under.
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