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Six share lead at storm-hit US PGA event

Jim Herman lines up a putt during the second round of the Sanderson Farms Championship on July 19, 2013
Jim Herman lines up a putt during the second round of the Sanderson Farms Championship on July 19, 2013 in Madison, Mississippi. He was just one stroke off the lead at the halfway point.

Argentina's Fabian Gomez fired an eight-under par 64 to grab a share of the lead in the second round of the storm-hit US PGA Sanderson Farms Championship.

The South American made six birdies and closed with an eagle to grab a share of the clubhouse lead at 10-under 134 with Americans Vaughn Taylor, Paul Stankowski, Troy Matteson and Kyle Reifers.

Daniel Summerhays, who opened with a 63 to lead after 18 holes, was also at 10-under with 10 holes to finish when darkness halted the second round. Fifty-nine players were still on the course after a storm delay had halted play.

The second round was set to resume Saturday morning, with hopes of completing the 72-hole event Sunday evening.

Gomez sank a 52-foot eagle putt at the par-5 18th to join the leaders in the event, which attracted a lesser field opposite the season's third major tournament, the British Open, being played this week at Muirfield in Scotland.

A group at one stroke off the pace on 135 in the clubhouse included Australia's Steven Bowditch, Canada's Brad Fritsch and Americans Chris Riley and Jim Herman.

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