Fresh look to US PGA Championship leaderboard with Will Zalatoris on top at halfway stage

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In the city that houses a new museum dedicated to Bob Dylan, the times they are a changin’. How else to explain a major leaderboard as has Will Zalatoris and Mito Pereira – without a main tour victory between them – at the summit? Zalatoris leads Pereira by one at the halfway point of this US PGA Championship.

A 64 from Pereira, the 27-year-old Chilean, was already in the books before Zalatoris putted out for a 65. Nine under par plays eight under par. Increasingly benign conditions were notable on Friday afternoon but these were still terrific performances. “I actually got away with murder a few times,” said Zalatoris.

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Written by Ewan Murray at Southern Hills
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/may/21/fresh-look-to-leaderboard-as-will-zalatoris-leds-mito-pereira-at-us-pga-championship under the title “Fresh look to US PGA Championship leaderboard with Will Zalatoris on top at halfway stage”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.