Justin Rose squandered a four-shot benefit, then birdied three of the final six holes to grab a one-stroke lead after Friday’s second spherical of the eighty fifth Masters.
The 40-year-old Englishman overcame a nightmare begin to fireplace a stage par 72 and stand on seven-under 137 after 36 holes at Augusta Nationwide.
“At the moment, finally, was a reasonably good end result in the long run,” Rose stated. “To be trustworthy, I felt comfy and pretty assured all day.
“Making a number of birdies simply makes you’re feeling good on the market for positive.”
Rose, twice a Masters runner-up, fired a 65 on Thursday to steer by 4, matching the biggest 18-hole Masters edge since 1941.
However the reigning Olympic champion started Friday with 4 bogeys in his first seven holes, briefly dropping the lead earlier than a glowing late fightback restored him to the highest.
“It was only a traditional day at Augusta Nationwide. Whenever you’re only a foot or two off you’ll be able to find yourself struggling,”