PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- How can Friday top the Thursday that was at the Players Championship?
We saw a course record tied with Roberto Castro's 9-under 69. World No. 2 Rory McIlroy is three shots back, while World No. 1 Tiger Woods is four back. Defending U.S. Open champ Webb Simpson and veteran Steve Stricker are also four back.
The names are huge, the play was spectacular and now TPC Sawgrass will try to challenge players as they jockey to stay inside the cut line.
Woods will play with Matt Kuchar and Brandt Snedeker again, this time teeing off at 8:39 a.m. EDT.