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Johnson new leader of the PGA Championship, Ancer eleventh


He American Dustin Johnson, world number one, remained at the top of the PGA Championship tournament this Saturday, the last stage of the FedEx Cup playoffs, while the Spanish Jon Rahm, second in the ranking, fell to fifth place; while the Mexican Abraham Ancer ranks close to the Top 10.

South Korean Im Sung-jae birdied three of the final four holes, but Johnson held onto a one-shot lead after the second round of the PGA Tour Championship.

Sung-jae, second place, fired a par 64 (-6) on the day at 12-under in two rounds, but Johnson kept fighting and closed with a four-foot birdie putt to finish with minus 13 the 36 holes played in two days at East Lake in Atlanta.

To the third climbed the American Xander Schauffele with 11 under par, after his compatriot Justin Thomas, third in the world ranking, was fourth with 10 under par.

The Spanish Rahm, American Collin Morikawa and Englishman Tyrrell Hatton momentarily share fifth place with minus nine in the fight for the $ 15 million prize for the winner.

The Iberian had a disastrous day by delivering a card with 74 hits, four hits on the par on the field; for his part Mexican Abraham Ancer did it with 71 (+1) for eleventh place.