Hideki Matsuyama fired a 9-under 63 in Round 2 of the BMW Championship on Friday to set the new course record at Medinah Country Club and take a one-shot lead into the weekend.
The Japanese star's bogey-free, nine-birdie performance broke the record at the Chicago-area course by two shots. He's yet to make a bogey through 36 holes.
The 27-year-old is looking for the sixth win of his PGA Tour career and first since the 2017 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
Here's how the top of the leaderboard stands after Round 2:
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Co-leader after Round 1 Justin Thomas dropped two shots in his first three holes but rebounded well with six birdies on his final 14 holes to claim fourth.