Three Canadians inside top 15 after 2nd round

Mackenzie Hughes looks over a shot on the 18th hole during the second round of The RSM Classic at St Simons Island, Georgia. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/ Getty Images)

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. – The second round at Sea Island Golf Course saw a strong dose of red and white as three Canadians finished the day inside the top 15.

Defending champ Mackenzie Hughes hit 9 of 14 fairways and 15 of 18 greens in regulation to finish his day tied for 4th at 11 under with American Taylor Moore.

Corey Conners finished the round at 9 under to secure a three-way tie for ninth place. Conners fired three birdies in his second day to bring his total up to 11 for the tournament so far.

Adam Hadwin had a great day on the green leaving no misses on putts within 10 feet. At the 192-yard par-3 17th, Hadwin hit a tee shot 171 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 26-foot putt for birdie. He finished his day tied for 15th at 7 under.

Canadians Taylor Pendrith (T39), Michael Gligic (T39) and Roger Sloan (T52) also made the cut and will join Hughes, Conners, and Hadwin in round 3 tomorrow as they chase American Taylor Gooch who leads the field at 13 under.

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