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June 24 2011

8:02 PM

Leaderboard update: Crowded on top

By Brian Wacker, PGATOUR.COM

CROMWELL, Conn. -- The second round is in full swing -- though the “afternoon” wave won’t tee off for another 90 minutes -- and the leaderboard is crowded with three players -- Webb Simpson, Vaughn Taylor and Brandt Jobe -- tied for the lead at 7 under.

Jobe has very quietly had a nice season with three top-10s, including a runner-up finish at the Memorial tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance two weeks ago.

Simpson’s season has been even better. He has four top-10s, including a pair of runner-up finishes in Tampa and New Orleans, where he lost in a playoff.

Taylor? He’s struggled with four missed cuts in his last five starts. He has just two top-25s all season.,

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