David Lingmerth had a seven-under-par 65 on Friday at the Memorial in Dublin, Ohio, and has a one-shot lead going into a weekend that includes Tiger Woods.
But just barely.
Woods avoided a third straight bogey during his round by getting up and down from 40 yards with a six-foot par putt for a 70 to make the cut on the number.
It was the second straight tournament that Woods had to make a putt on his final hole to make the cut. He was 11 shots behind Lingmerth, who was at 12-under 132.
Jason Dufner had two more eagles, including an ace, and was one behind Lingmerth.
Suzann Pettersen shot a seven-under 65 on Friday for a share of the second-round lead with Mariajo Uribe in the Manulife LPGA Classic in Cambridge, Canada.
Pettersen had seven birdies in a 10-hole stretch at Whistle Bear Golf Club. The 34-year-old Norwegian player won the last of her 14 LPGA Tour titles in 2013.
Uribe, from Colombia, had five birdies in a 66 to match Pettersen at 13-under 131. She won the tour's unofficial HSBC Brazil Cup in 2011.
Cristie Kerr, tied for the first-round lead with Cheyenne Woods and P.K. Kongkraphan after matching the course record with a 63, was a stroke back after a 69. She won the Kia Classic in California in March for her 17th LPGA Tour title.
Amateur golfer Marcus Kinhult of Sweden held on to a share of the lead of the Nordea Masters in Malmo, Sweden, after a four-under 68 in the second round.
The 18-year-old Kinhult made his only bogey of the day on the sixth hole but bounced back with a birdie on the seventh. He is tied with fellow Swede Jens Dantorp (68) on nine9-under 135.
The duo was two shots clear of countryman Sebastian Soderberg (70) and Germany's Maximilian Kiefer, who bogeyed the final two holes to settle for a 69.
Mark Foster of England had a hole-in-one on the fourth hole but was tied for 80th after a 71.
Chris Paisley of England, who was in a three-way tie for the first-round lead with Kinhult and Dantorp, fell down the leaderboard after a 73.
Bill Andrade and Argentina's Jose Coceres share the first-round lead at six-under 66 on Friday in the Champions Tour's Principal Charity Classic in Des Moines, Iowa.
Andrade had seven birdies and a three-putt bogey on No. 14 at Wakonda Club. The four-time PGA Tour winner teamed with Joe Duran to win the Legends of Golf in April for his first Champions Tour title.
Coceres, from Argentina, had six birdies -- four on the final seven holes -- in his bogey-free round. The two-time PGA Tour champion is winless on the 50-and-over tour.
Defending champion Tom Pernice Jr. was a stroke back along with Mark Calcavecchia, Paul Goydos, Michael Allen, Brian Henninger, Grant Waite and Jeff Coston.
Davis Love III opened with a 70. He's making his fourth Champions Tour start since turning 50 in April 2014.