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August 6 2010

8:39 PM

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* In round two, Dustin Johnson recorded the lowest round of his short World Golf Championships career (six starts, including this week) with a 65 (-5).  His previous low was a 66 during the second round of the 2009 CA Championship.  His best World Golf Championships finish is a T22 at the 2009 Bridgestone Invitational.

* Sweden’s Peter Hanson, 68-66 (-6), moved into contention by posting two consecutive rounds in the 60s for the first time in his World Golf Championships career (five starts, including this week).  Hanson earned a spot in the field as a player, no otherwise qualified, who was top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking as of July 26.  Hanson is currently 15 th in European Ryder Cup Points List.

* The second-round leader/co-leader has gone on to win just 12 of 32 stroke-play events on the PGA TOUR in 2010, most recently Matt Bettencourt at the Reno-Tahoe Open. 

* The second-round leader/co-leader has gone on win 6 of 11 times at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, most recently Tiger Woods in 2009.

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