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Yuan, Pan Move Up Leaderboard Before Weather Halts Action

Jul 30, 2021

Both CT Pan (Chinese Taipei) and Carl Yuan (China) were marching up the leaderboard at the Tokyo Olympics before lightning halted action for a second time at Kasumigaseki Country Club, leaving the former Huskies among five groups of players yet to complete their second rounds. 

Pan caught fire on Friday and was 4-under through 15 holes before action was halted. Yuan was 2-under after 15.

Overall, Yuan sits higher up on the leaderboard and entered the clubhouse tied for 20th at 4-under overall. Pan rebounded from a 3-over first round and is in the red at 1-under, good for a tie at 39th. Both will complete their rounds first thing Saturday morning, Tokyo time.

American Xander Schauffele set the pace carding a 8-under 63 on Friday. He sits in the gold medal spot at 11-under for the tournament. Mexico's Carlos Ortiz is second at 10-under and four golfers are tied at the bronze medal position at 8-under. 

The tournament is four rounds with action completing Sunday in Japan.