TODD BUDNICK: Nice way to end the day with three birdies in the last five holes, that's nice going into the weekend.
RORY SABBATINI: I played solidly, I missed a couple of short birdie opportunities and made some pretty stupid bogeys out there, but it's going to happen. Overall I found that the course actually played very easy for me, and I really haven't had much difficulty out there. I'm still able to rely a lot on hitting 3-woods off the tee, and still hitting down there far enough that I can get accuracy out of the 3-wood, but still make it short enough for myself.
Q. Talk about what your thoughts are heading into the weekend, as far as weather conditions, they're pushing the tee times up earlier?
RORY SABBATINI: It's something that we play through all the time, it's going to happen and there's no way around it. I'm just going to go out there and continue to rely on hitting the ball in the fairway, and putting the ball on the greens. And that's about all you can do out there. The course has been playing very easy for me in regards to its difficulty throughout the field. But I don't see any real change in my game plan going into the weekend.
Q. When was the last time you were ahead in a tournament after two rounds?
RORY SABBATINI: Probably '99.
TODD BUDNICK: Thank you.
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