17 Oct 2010

Rocco Mediate leading at the halfway stage at San Martin

8:34 am on 17 October 2010

The American golfer Rocco Mediate has edged closer to his first PGA Tour victory in eight years by grabbing a three-shot lead in the second round of the Frys.com Open in San Martin.

Mediate had just a one stroke-lead after the first round at the CordeValle Golf Club, but fired a six-under-par 65 for a 13-under total of 129.

The 47-year-old looks in good form, leading Japan's Ryuji Imada who's on 10-under-par, with his fellow Americans, Dean Wilson and David Duval, tied for third on nine-under.

The cut fell at level-par 142, with former major winners Trevor Immelman of South Africa and Americans Mark Brooks and Tom Lehman among those missing out.