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11 a.m.: Another beauty day at the Transitions Championship. The scores reflect that. Garrett Willis is not going away. He leads at 8-under through 13 holes, one shot ahead of Stuart Appleby and Scott Stallings. And Sergio Garcia is hanging around at 6-under as he makes the turn. Judging from the traffic jam on the way in today, it looks like there's going to be a big crowd. If you're coming out, expect a few delays.

12:55: Dade City's Garrett Willis is finished after a second round 67. He is 9-under and currently leading Sergio Garcia and Roland Thatcher by a shot. The leaderboard is so clustered that it's hard to tell who is going to make a move. But it's safe to say that Willis and Thatcher are bracket busters in this tournament. Speaking of basketball, Willis said he is going home to Lake Jovita to watch Tennessee play some hoops. "I'm done with golf until tomorrow,'' Willis said.

2:15: The morning rounds are over and some of the biggest moves came from Sergio Garcia, Brendon de Jonge, Justin Rose and Brandt Snedeker. Snedeker shot a 64 to vault to 6-under, three behind Willis. Rose shot a 65 and is just two back. A Tour rookie, Scott Stallings, is 7-under with a hole to play. He made his first cut in six tournaments last week in Puerto Rico. The momentum has carried over.

3:05: You think football is tough? After his round of 5-under, 66, Garcia said he was stung by a bee on the 14th fairway. He reached up to swat away something on his neck and got stung on the middle finger of his right hand. He pulled the stinger out with his teeth and kept playing. Let's see a football player do that!

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Latest news from the Transitions Championship 03/18/11 [Last modified: Friday, March 18, 2011 3:57pm]
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