Haru Nomura, Japan, leads the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout after the second round in Texas.
Haru shot -6 under par 65 to lead the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout by one shot at -9 under par, with good putting being the key to her round today;
“My mind was very calm today. It was windy, but I like windy and tough conditions.”
“I putted well and shot pretty good today.”
Ariya Jutanugarn holds second place, at -8 under par, she carded -4 under par 67 today;
“Pretty good day today, I hit the ball pretty good on my front nine, made some putts today.”
Third place belongs to Suzann Pettersen, she shot a second round -6 under 65, for a -7 under par total.
Dori Carter fired the round of the day, an 8-under-par 63, to make her first cut of the season, good putting again helped;
“That’s just golf, I struck the ball well yesterday and I didn’t get up and down, today I did.”
“When I missed the green, I got up and down. And then I had some really cool long fringe putts.”
“Putts started to fall and that just became exciting.”
“So that was probably the difference between yesterday and today, I got up and down. I even holed out for an eagle today, things like that. I was always close and today was finally my day.”