Sungjae Im is first after two days, a hit in front of Ancer and other players.

The Sportspedia

Sungjae Im (KOR) hit 7-under-par today at the Stadium Course in La Quinta, California, which gives him first place on the PGA American Express after two rounds.

Abraham Ancer (MEX) had a great second round 2. He shot 3 shots under par yesterday. Today he shot 7 under par on the Nicklaus Tournament Course; it was the best score of the day among the golfers who were on this course. He moved up from 39th place to tie for 2nd.

The field is very closed. Joining Ancer in second place: Nick Taylor (CAN), Tony Finau (USA), Si Woo Kim (KOR) and Brandon Hagy (USA), leader yesterday.

Some notable players who missed the cut include: Brian Gay (USA), Patrick Reed (USA), Brooks Koepka (USA), last week’s winner Kevin Na (USA), Hudson Swafford (USA) and Phil Mickelson (USA).