Charley Hoffman

Rory McIlroy keeps career Grand Slam in sight at Masters

Rory McIlroy keeps career Grand Slam in sight at Masters

Rory McIlroy has the career Grand Slam well within reach at the Masters.

Tough conditions at Augusta National could help keep him in the hunt.

McIlroy shared the clubhouse lead with first-round leader Jordan Spieth at 4-under 140 when they finished their second rounds Friday. McIlroy shot a 71, Spieth a 74.

They trail Patrick Reed, who is 7 under for the tournament through his 10th hole Friday, by three shots. Marc Leishman and Charley Hoffman are on the course at 5 under.

McIlroy had an up-and-down start to the second round Friday, carding two birdies and three bogeys on the front nine while moving closer to the leaders. Matt Kuchar and six others were tied at 3...

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