US PGA 2013

8th-11th August

Singh stars

Sky Sports experts reflect on the key men on the second day

Last Updated: 11/08/12 10:35am

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Singh: looking for a third US PGA title

Singh: looking for a third US PGA title

Butch Harmon said Vijay Singh impressed him more than Tiger Woods on the second day of the US PGA Championship.

Woods and Singh share the halfway lead along with first-round leader Carl Petterson after coping with some quite brutal conditions at Kiawah Island.

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At the age of 49, Singh went out early and shot the best score of the day to put himself in contention to win his third US PGA Championship and his fourth major in total.

Woods may have snatched the lead for himself had he not three-putted the 18th, but Sky Sports expert Harmon still believes that the Fijian was the star of the day.

"I'd have to say Vijay Singh," he replied when asked who had performed better.

"He played in the terrible weather this morning and shot 69, the only round of the day that was in the 60's.

"That's not taking anything from Tiger Woods who played a good round but Vijay Singh put himself right at the top of this leaderboard with a fabulous round."

England's Ian Poulter is one shot off the leaders, but missed out on sharing the lead after taking three puts on the final hole himself.

Fellow Sky Sports pundit Colin Montgomerie hopes he is not too disheartened going into the weekend, as the in-form Woods had similar issues on the 18th green.

"Tiger's playing as well as he has done for the last three or four years, he said.

"It was most disappointing and most unlike Tiger Woods to three-putt the last green. We usually see him birdie and he went for the birdie.

"We've seen all sorts of disasters on the last hole. Tiger and Poulter you'd say are both in the top 10 putters in the world and yet they took six putts between them on the last hole. That's amazing."

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