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LAKE TAHO, Nevada – Josh Allen held his ground as Stephen Curry shot from downtown in Round 2 of the American Century Championship Golf Invitational on Saturday.
Golden State Warriors star Curry defended his lead in the celebrity event with a hole-in-one on the 152-yard, par-3 seventh hole.
Meanwhile, the Buffalo Bills quarterback was still in the middle of the pack after 36 holes. Allen scored 84 points following his 82 points in the first round, and tied for 43rd out of 92 players. He scored 11 points overall.
The 54-hole tournament uses a revised Stableford scoring system, with 1 point for par, 3 points for birdie, 6 points for eagle, and 2 points deducted for double bogeys or better. increase. An ace or double eagle counts him 8 points.
Allen ranked third among active quarterbacks in the NFL, behind New York Jets guard Aaron Rodgers (tying for 12th with 32 points) and New Orleans guard Derek Carr (tying for 18th with 28 points).
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Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes tied for 57th with 83 shots at the Edgewood Tahoe South golf course. Bills retired former quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick had 89 shooting to tie for 71st place.
Curry scored 1 over 73 in the second round and extended to 50 points.
The fans roared as Curry hit the tee at No. 7, threw off his hat, sprinted toward the hole with his fingers in the air, and slammed the flag like a runner over the finish line.
“It was the second time in my life,” Curry told an NBC/Peacock TV reporter about the hole-in-one. “I’m trapped right now, but I can’t believe I’m doing it in this hall, it’s amazing… I’m going to be out of breath for the rest of the day, but for good reason.”
Curry has competed in two Corn Ferry Tour events. He holed out a shot from 97 yards on the fairway at last year’s Tahoe tournament. Dallas Stars hockey player Joe Pavelski and 41-year-old pro tennis player Mardy Fish are tied for second on 47 points.
Defending champion Tony Romo, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and current CBS analyst, joins Rodgers, former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher, and former MLB player and sports analyst Kevin Miller. He tied for 12th with 32 points.