Kuchar builds a 2-shot lead at Mayakoba Classic
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, MEXICO >> Matt Kuchar had a 7-under 64 with a fortunate bogey on his card to build a twoshot lead over big-hitting rookie Cameron Champ on Friday in Mayakoba Golf Classic.
Kuchar surged into the mix with five straight birdies on the front nine. He was leading by one when his tee shot sailed well to right under bushes near a bed of rocks. He took a penalty drop in a precarious spot, chipped out into the rough and escaped with no more worse than bogey when he holed a 35-foot putt.
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