CROMWELL — South African Tyrone Van Aswegen shot a 66 Friday to move to 7-under par and into first place midway through the second round of the Travelers Championship.
The 34-year-old, who is looking for his first PGA Tour win, followed up on his 67 Thursday with a second straight bogey-free round.
He is a stroke ahead of Vaughn Taylor and Andrew Loupe, who tee off during the afternoon rounds.
Jerry Kelly, who was tied for the lead after the first round, remained at 6-under par after shooting an even-par 70.
U.S. Olympians Bubba Watson, Patrick Reed and Matt Kuchar all remain in the hunt. Kuchar shot a 67 to move to 4-under par. Reed, who turned 26 on Friday, also shot 67 and is tied with Watson at 3-under. Watson, the defending champion, shot a 70 on Friday morning.
Due to impending weather, Saturday's tee times will be slightly adjusted. Professionals will tee off in groups of three, from the first and tenth tees from 7-9 a.m.
Play is projected to conclude at 2 p.m. if there are no delays.
Gates and will call Will Call open at 6:30 a.m. Corporate Row, Sky Suites, Skyboxes, Michelob ULTRA 19th Hole Sponsor Club open at 10 a.m., and the Aetna Greenside Club opens at 8:30 a.m.
The Powerstation Events Concert Series and Volunteer Party presented by Hartford HealthCare are both canceled.
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The Associated Press contributed to this report.