Stephen Ames followed up a first round 65 with a 68 on Friday at the Shriners Hospital for Children Open at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas.
Ames is tied for ninth at nine under, six shots behind leader Webb Simpson, who shot a 63 on Friday.
Ames only bogey came on the 17th hole after birdies on four of the previous five holes.
Graham DeLaet, Mike Weir and David Hearn missed the cut.
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