Romero jumps in front in Reno

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Reno, NV (Sports Network) - Andres Romero picked up 14 points on Friday to move into the lead following two rounds of the Reno-Tahoe Open, where the Modified Stableford scoring system is in place.

Romero, who is seeking his first win on the PGA Tour since the 2008 Zurich Classic of New Orleans, sits atop the leaderboard with 22 total points.

Gary Woodland tallied seven points during his second round at Montreux Golf & Country Club to grab second place with 21 points.

Rod Pampling countered a bogey with nine birdies to record 17 points on Friday to jump into a share of third place at 19 points. Pampling is joined by Charlie Wi (15 points) and Stuart Appleby (7 points).

Brian Harman (13 points), Colt Knost (6 points) and Greg Chalmers (5 points) are tied for sixth with 18 total points.

First-round leader Josh Teater had three birdies, three bogeys and a double bogey on Friday for a total of zero points in his second round to fall into a group of players tied for 16th at 15 points.

The Modified Stableford scoring system awards eight points for double eagles, five for eagles, two for birdies, zero for pars and subtracts one point for bogeys and three points for double bogey or worse.

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