NI's McIlroy, McDowell in contention
Published Saturday, 04 August 2012
Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell kept themselves in contention at Firestone, Ohio in the Bridgestone Invitational with strong back nines in their rounds on Saturday.
Rory McIlroy of Ireland catches a ball during a practice round. (© Getty)
Both started the day level par and they carded 67s in the second round to move to three under.
They are in the early stages of their third rounds.
Jim Furyk holds a two shot lead after a second round 66.
Michael Hoey of Northern Ireland carded a 70 and is 13 over par.