Home players completely dominated the Tournament Players' Championship after the first two days' play at the Colonial Course at Fort Worth, Texas.
LV PAN Geiberger pitching ball onto green
SCU Bom Dickson drives from tee
LV Spectators walk to green (2 shots)
GV Hale Irwin playing from bunker to within 18 inches of flag
SV PAN Mason Rudolph plays from bunker to green
SV PAN Palmer out of bunker and on to green
CU & SV Spectators walk as Palmer misses putt
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Background: Home players completely dominated the Tournament Players' Championship after the first two days' play at the Colonial Course at Fort Worth, Texas. American Al Geiberger leads a long lire of fellow countrymen with a six under per 134. Geiberger, who won the tournament of champions, has had a marvellous run of success in the last couple of years.
Bob Dickson is second, two shots behind but tied with him and coming up at pace is Dave Stockton who fired eight birdies in a devastating 64.
U.S. Open Champion hale Irwin started the day only one shot behind but he had a 72 and finished five strokes down on Geiberger. mason Rudolph from Tennessee is level with Irwin but he has not had a tournament win for five years.
Defending champion Jack Nicklaus who scored a 67 in his first round was a late starter on Friday. He could well be in the running but Arnold Palmer with a two round total of 149 is unlikely to even qualify for the final rounds.