BETHESDA, Md. - On a day when temperatures topped 100, Hunter Mahan still managed to make Friday at Congressional feel like a breeze.
Mahan made seven birdies in the stifling heat for a 6-under 65, giving him a 2-shot lead at 7-under 135 going into the weekend at the AT&T National. Robert Garrigus had a a 67 and finished in second, along with Jimmy Walker and Brendon De Jonge, who each had a 69.
Chris Couch sought medical attention and struggled to finish in the oppressive conditions. Stewart Cink draped a towel over his head waiting to putt on the 14th green. A caddie had to stop after nine holes.