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Lahiri makes halfway cut, Spieth leads

Lahiri makes halfway cut, Spieth leads
Star Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri carded a three-over 75 to share the 50th spot with five others after the second round of the 79th Masters, while record-breaking Jordan Spieth took a five-shot lead at the top. Lahiri, who scored one-under 71 in the first round on Thursday to finish tied 18th, has two-over 146 as total after the halfway stage in the Major tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club.

World no.34 Lahiri, current Asian Tour No.1, scored three bogeys on the third, fourth and sixth holes before birding the par-five eighth hole. The back nine was more eventful for the 27-year-old. He got a bogey on the 11th and eagled the par-five 13th hole.In the par-four 14th, he carded a double bogey, birdied the 15th and again had a bogey on the 16th before ending with two even-par efforts. He finish the round at three-over 75.

Spieth continued to remain on top as he followed up his stupendous eight-under 64 in the opening round with a sparkling 66. That took his total to 14-under 130, lowest 36-hole total in Masters, breaking the mark set in 1976 by Raymond Floyd. It also matched the record for lowest first two rounds in any major event.
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