Bill Haas

Hudson Swafford shoots second 65, leads in rainy La Quinta

Hudson Swafford beat the rain Friday in the CareerBuilder Challenge, and Phil Mickelson played his best in the worst of the conditions.

Then, there's Danny Lee.

"I actually wanted to play in the rain, so I could experiment with myself," Lee said. "Hopefully, it rains tomorrow."

The New Zealander probably won't get his wish Saturday, but another storm could pass through the desert oasis Sunday afternoon.

Swafford finished just before the rain moved in, shooting his second straight 7-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead. Winless in his four-year PGA Tour career, the former Georgia star had a bogey-free round on the Jack Nicklaus Tournament...