Tringale rises to the lead in Texas with Cabrera six strokes behind

The American ousted the Colombian Villegas from the first place in a great second round. The canary is 14th with three under par.


The American Cameron Tringale ousted Colombian Camilo Villegas from the leadership of the Valero Texas Open tournament, on the PGA Tour, by completing the second round with a signed card of 69 (-3) and adding 135 (-9), two strokes ahead of his compatriot Jordan Spieth and Englishman Matt Wallace.

Tringale, a 12-year veteran seeking his first PGA Tour victory, finished the round with seven birdies, including five in a row, and four bogeys. Spieth continued his comeback from a three-year winless slump and was at 7-under after posting 70. Wallace was 68 (-4) .

The American golfer continues to look like he's getting over a slump that has seen him slide from No. 1 in the world in 2016 to No. 92 in January. Now, Spieth, world No. 53, is well positioned for his fifth top-10 finish in the past two months after a round of four birdies. Has not won a tournament since 2017.

American Kyle Stanley also shot 68 (-4), while compatriots Brandt Snedeker (67, -5) and Kevin Stadler (70, -2) along with South African Erik van Rooyen (68, -4) shared fourth place. with 139 hits (-5). Villegas, who delivered a signed card of 76 (+4), lost the lead by falling to eighth place with a cumulative 140 strokes (-4), which he shares with five other golfers.

Spanish Rafael Cabrera, who completed the course at TPC San Antonio's Oaks Course, with a record of 71 strokes (-1), added 141 (-3) to share fourteenth place with four other players and be present in the competition of the weekend. Colombian Sebastián Muñoz, who finished the day with a record of 74 (+2), accumulated 142 (-2) and will also be in the fight for the title.

The same as the Mexican Abraham Ancer (145, +1) and the Puerto Rican Rafael Campos (146, +2), who made the cut by reaching the limit. The Venezuelan veteran Jhonattan Vegas, who finished the course with a record of 73 (+1), accumulated 147 (+3) and was out of the competition of the tournament that distributes 7.7 million dollars in prizes and 500 points for the classification of FedEx Cup.

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