Bernhard Langer closed with back-to-back birdies to shoot a 7-under 65 Friday for a 15-under-129 total and a one-shot lead over Fred Couples after the second round of the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai.
Dry Creek and Campus Commons are flooded and closed. Land Park lost a key tree on its iconic third hole and WildHawk had its 18th green flooded. There was a six-day stretch during which many courses closed and playing was practically unthinkable.
Looking relaxed in his black shorts and ankle-length socks, Thongchai Jaidee took aim at the range and hit a shot into the cloudless sky to the backdrop of "The Zephyr Song" by the Red Hot Chili Peppers.