31 Jul 2016

Solid round for Lee

7:23 am on 31 July 2016

Danny Lee is sticking around for the weekend at the PGA Championship in New York.

Danny Lee

Danny Lee Photo: PGA

Lee carded an even par round of 70 to go with his one under 69 on Thursday to have him in a share of 34th.

The 26-year-old is eight shots back from the leaders - Americans Jimmy Walker and Robert Streb, at nine under.

Streb carded a seven under 63 to tie the course record and grab a share of the lead while Walker, who was the first round leader, backed up his 65 on Thursday with a four under 66 on Friday.

World number one and defending champion Jason Day also went low in his second round, shooting a five under 65 to move him into a share of third with Argentina's Emiliano Grillo at seven under.

Open Champion Henrik Stenson is a shot back in fifth at six under while two-time major winner Martin Kaymer is in a tie for sixth.