|-11 M Wallace (Eng); -10 W Clark (US), S Stevens (US); -8 N Hoejgaard (Den), B Garnett (US), A Bhatia (US), T Duncan (US)|
|Chosen: -5 H Corridor (Eng); -1 R Knox (Sco)|
England’s Matt Wallace birdied his final three holes on Friday to take a one-shot lead on the midway level of the Corales Puntacana Championship.
Wallace carded a bogey-free six-under-par 66 on the PGA Tour occasion within the Dominican Republic to maneuver to 11 underneath.
The 32-year-old is chasing his first PGA Tour victory having received 4 DP World Tour titles.
Individuals Sam Stevens and Wyndham Clark shot 65 in Friday’s second spherical to depart them one stroke behind Wallace.
Akshay Bhatia recorded a nine-under-par 63 and is joint fourth with US compatriots Tyler Duncan and Brice Garnett, together with Denmark’s Nicolai Hojgaard, at eight underneath.
Starting the day on the again 9, Wallace hit three birdies and 12 pars in his first 15 holes earlier than his ending burst took him to the highest of the leaderboard.
“It is good to have that within the financial institution now and confidence has grown,” he stated.