Sucher ‘Feeling Great’ Ahead Of Weekend Play

Sucher ‘Feeling Great’ Ahead Of Weekend Play

Zack Sucher says he is looking forward to the next 36 holes after opening up a two-shot lead at the Travelers Championship. American Sucher, who has been sidelined for more than a year after undergoing surgery to repair two ligaments in his knee and a tendon in one ankle, followed up his opening round of 64 with a five-under-par 65.

The world number 505 is two shots clear at the halfway stage of the tournament and is feeling confident heading into the weekend as he bids to break his PGA Tour duck. “Absolutely, it feels great,” 32-year-old Sucher was quoted as saying golf365.com.

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“A lot of work to be done, but right now it’s feeling great. I just feel a lot better in my game right now. After being out, just this year, in general, I’ve felt a whole lot better.” US pair Chez Reavie and Keegan Bradley share second place on -9, two shots off the pace, while Ryan Moore and Bronson Burgoon are a further stroke back on -8 after rounds of 64 and 68 respectively.

Australian Jason Day carded a superb seven-under-par 63, the best score of the day, to climb into a seven-way share of sixth on -7 alongside Englishman Paul Casey and the American quintet of Robert Streb, Collin Morikawa, Brady Schnell, Adam Long and Andrew Putnam.

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