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Two More Tie TPC Sawgrass Course Record

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The course record at TPC Sawgrass nearly fell again — twice, actually.

A day after Jason Day became the fifth player to record a 9-under par 63 at the Players Championship, journeyman Colt Knost stood on the 18th green 10-under par, a two-putt away from a 62.

A little later, world No. 3 Rory McIlroy needed to birdie the par-5 ninth — his final hole of Friday's second round — to reach 10-under himself.

Neither player would make history.

Knost three-putted, lipping out from 5 feet for par, to settle for a share of the record and a nice bounce-back from an opening 72.

"I was a little nervous over the...

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