Horschel takes 2-shot lead in Tour Championship

Bubba Watson warns spectators after his errant tee shot on the second hole during the second round of play in the Tour Championship golf tournament Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
John Bazemore

ATLANTA (AP) Billy Horschel had another 4-under 66 to build a two-shot lead at the Tour Championship, putting him halfway home to a $10 million bonus.

Horschel might be the hottest player in golf. His next battle is with the best player in golf - Rory McIlroy.

McIlroy finished with three big putts for a 65. He was two shots out of the lead and will play with Horschel in the final group on Saturday. Chris Kirk, the No. 1 seed in the FedEx Cup finale, had four bogeys in his round of 68. He also was two shots behind, along with Jason Day (67).

Horschel, Kirk and McIlroy only have to win the Tour Championship to capture the FedEx Cup and its $10 million bonus.

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