Holmes two shots off lead at Phoenix Open

J.B. Holmes of the United States plays tee shot on the 5th hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Thursday, July 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Str)

SCOTTSDALE. Ariz. (AP) - Tony Finau and Webb Simpson crashed golf's biggest party with some back-nine fireworks.

Finau shot a 9-under 62 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Simpson in the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

He made an eagle on the par-5 13th and then put on a Kobe Bryant jersey for one hole, making a birdie on TPC Scottsdale's stadium par-3 16th.

Simpson had a hole-in-one on the par-3 12th in a 64.

Second-round leader J.B. Holmes and Hudson Swafford were two strokes back.



 
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