PEBBLE BEACH — PGA Tour veteran Jimmy Walker, who won his first tournament in his 188th career start at the Frys.com Open in October, shot a 3-under par 69 at Spyglass Hill Friday to take the early second-round lead at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

Upon finishing his round, Walker was 9-under par for the first two days and one shot ahead of 20-year-old Jordan Spieth, who was 3-under par for his round at Monterey Peninsula Club through 15 holes and 8-under for the tournament.

First-day leader Andrew Loupe was two shots behind after a 1-over 73 at Pebble Beach Golf Linnks, as were Hunter Mahan and Blake Adams, who still had several holes to play on their back nines at Spyglass and MPCC, respectively.

Walker, 35, has been blazing since capturing the Frys.com in San Martin. After adding the Sony Open title in early January, he has become the Tour's leading money winner as well as the FedEx Cup points leader.

Walker has yet to suffer a bogey over his first 36 holes, and followed up a 6-under 66 at Pebble Beach Thursday with another consistent round, notching birdies at Nos. 3, 7 and 16 at Spyglass.

Despite struggling early in his round at Pebble Beach, four-time AT&T winner Phil Mickelson was tied for 10th and within striking distance of the lead. Mickelson was at even par for the day and 5-under for the tournament with three holes left to play.



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