LAS VEGAS Jonas Blixt shot his second straight 7-under-par 64 Friday for a share of the second-round lead with Brendon de Jonge in the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
De Jonge followed his opening 62 with a 66 to match Blixt at 14-under 128 after two rounds in perfect conditions in the Fall Series opener.
"I think it's a lot of things that makes me play well this week," said Blixt, from Sweden. "I got my family in town, my brother and my sister, a couple friends from overseas, which makes it really relaxed."
Blixt, who is winless on the PGA Tour, birdied Nos. 15 and 16, made a double bogey on the par-3 17th, and finished with a birdie on 18. He also had an eagle on the par-4 seventh hole.
De Jonge, from Zimbabwe, also is seeking his first Tour victory.
"We got a long way to go, obviously," de Jonge said. "I've played nicely for the first rounds, but to start thinking about winning right now would be jumping ahead a little bit."
Ryan Moore, a Las Vegas resident and former UNLV player who matched the TPC Summerlin record Thursday with a 61, was a stroke back after a 68.
"It was a good, solid round," Moore said. "I definitely would have liked to (see) a few more of those putts drop. All in all, I like my position going into the weekend."
Daniel Summerhays and Tim Herron were 11 under. Summerhays had a 63, and Herron shot a 68.
John Daly was 10 under after a 63, his lowest score of the year.
At 132nd on the money list, the two-time major champion is trying to move into the top 125 to secure full playing privileges for next season.
Champions Tour in Cary, N.C. Russ Cochran topped the SAS Championship leaderboard in his return from a back injury, hitting all 18 greens in regulation and shooting a 6-under 66.
Cochran, the 2010 tournament winner, is making his first start since the U.S. Senior Open in July.
Steve Pate, Andrew Magee, Fred Funk and Jay Don Blake were a stroke back.
European Tour in St. Andrews, Scotland Branden Grace shot a 5-under 67 and extended his lead to five shots after the second round of the Dunhill Links Championship.
Joel Sjoholm of Sweden matched Grace's score of 67 to move into second at 12 under, tied with Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark (69).
Swim great Michael Phelps sank a 51-yard putt for a net hole in one during the second round of team play.
Phelps, who is playing with a 16 handicap, drove the front edge of the green at the par-4 sixth hole at Kingsbarns before sinking his lengthy downhill second-shot putt.
"That was the longest putt I've ever holed," he said. "It was pretty incredible."