Hudson Swafford leads at CareerBuilder Challenge

Hudson Swafford chips on to the 17th hole during round two of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans at TPC Louisiana on April 24, 2015
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Hudson Swafford records a second successive round of 65 to move into the lead at the CareerBuilder Challenge.

Hudson Swafford has opened up a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the CareerBuilder Challenge.

The world number 204 hit seven birdies during a second successive round of 65 to hold a narrow advantage over Dominic Bozzelli and Danny Lee.

British representatives Greg Owen and Martin Laird are in a share of sixth place alongside Phil Mickelson, while Paul Casey is six shots off the lead in 13th spot.

A 66 from Jason Dufner has moved him towards the top 20, while former leading amateur Jon Rahm and Ireland's Seamus Power are also in contention at the halfway stage.

Top American players Patrick Reed and Zach Johnson are currently down in 49th position.

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