Andy Mickelson leads PGA Assistant Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) Andy Mickelson holed out for eagle from 78 yards on the par-4 eighth hole and finished with a 7-under 65 on Friday to take the second-round lead in the PGA Assistant Championship.
Mickelson is the director of golf at Mistwood Golf Club in Romeoville, Illinois. He had an 11-under 133 total on PGA Golf Club’s Wanamaker Course, the second-lowest two-day score in the history of the event.
Tommy Gibson of Homestead, Florida; Richard Terga of West Palm Beach, Florida; and Michael Valicenti of Jupiter, Florida, were tied for second at 8 under. Valicenti shot 65, Terga 66, and Valicenti 65.
Adam Rainaud of South Hadley, Massachusetts, had a double eagle on par-5 seventh, holing out from 218 yards with a 4-iron. He was tied for fifth at 7 under after a 67.
Karen Paolozzi of Atlanta, the lone woman in the field, was tied for 29th at 2 under after a 73.