Bud Cauley hits out of a fairway bunker on the 17th hole during the second round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Friday, April 21, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas. (Tom Reel/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
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April 21, 2017

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Tony Finau arrived at the 18th tee with a chance at a course record, but his approach splashed in the water and his bogey dropped him into a second-round tie for the lead with Bud Cauley at the Valero Texas Open on Friday.

A birdie at the par-5 final hole would have given Finau a share of the course record, but he settled for a 7-under 65 and is tied with Cauley at 8 under through 36 holes at TPC San Antonio.

Ian Poulter, Europe's Ryder Cup star, missed the cut and lost his fully exempt status on the PGA Tour. He fell about $30,000 short of the required earnings to keep his status through a medical exemption because of a foot injury last year.

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