Holman chases Porter Cup leaders

Nathan Holman will need a low third round to catch leader, Richy Werenski, after the American fired a second round 62 to be a 12-under-par and four strokes from his nearest rivals at The Porter Cup in Lewiston, New York.

Holman opened with a 4-under-par 66 to close round one in a share of 4th position, but a second round 69 sees the Australian at 5-under-par and in a share of 8th position, seven strokes behind Werenski.

Nathan Holman Nathan Holman (Credit: Anthony Powter)

Matt Stieger is the next best Australia at 4-under-par and in a tie for 12th position after rounds of 67-69.

Cameron Smith rebounded nicely with a second round 67 after opening with a 71 to be at 2-under-par for the tournament in 22nd position.

Brett Drewitt, Todd Sinnott and Oliver Goss are all at 1-under-par, with Ryan McCarthy even with the card.

Geoff Drakeford opened with rounds of 72-70 to be at 2-over-par, while Rory Burke sits at 3-over and Jake Higginbottom at 4-over.