Steve Jones turned up the heat in the Phoenix Open with a 7-under-par 64 that helped him match a PGA Tour record and open a five-stroke lead with two rounds to go. Jones’ 64 followed an opening 62 as he led Nick Price by two shots.
The 1996 U.S. Open champion’s total of 16-under 126 tied the PGA Tour record for the first 36 holes, first done by Tommy Bolt in 1954.
Former Pullman resident Kirk Triplett missed the cut by one stroke.
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