Adam Hadwin in contention after round two of 2024 American Express

Adam Hadwin (University of the Fraser Valley, Wikimedia Commons)

Adam Hadwin of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan is in contention after 36 holes of the 2024 American Express in Palm Springs, California. The 36-year-old is at -14, in fifth place, and three strokes back of the leader, Sam Burns of the United States.

Hadwin has shot two consecutive rounds of seven-under-par 65. In round one on the Nicklaus Tournament Course, he had six birdies, one eagle and one bogey. Hadwin birdied the fourth, seventh, ninth, 12th, 13th, and 17th holes. He eagled the 11th hole, and bogeyed the 10th hole. In round two, Hadwin had seven birdies and zero bogeys, He birdied the seventh, eighth, 11th, 12th, 14th, 16th and 18th holes on the Pete Dye Stadium Course.

Burns meanwhile is at -17. He has one stroke lead over fellow American Michael Kim, who is in second place at -16. Two golfers are tied for third place at -15. There you can find South Korea’s K.H. Lee and American amateur Nick Dunlap. Hadwin meanwhile is in a six-way tie for fifth place at -14. He is tied alongside Americans Eric Cole and Patrick Cantlay, South Korea’s Si Woo Kim, South Korea’s Christiaan Bezuidenhout, and Sweden’s Alex Noren.

Hadwin has had success at the American Express in the past. He was second in 2017 and 2019.

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