Ben Silverman of Thornhill, Ont., remains tied for ninth at the midway point of the Web.com Tour Championship in Atlantic Beach, Fla.
Silverman is at 11 under, six shots off the lead, after hired fired a three-under 68 to follow up his 63 from a day earlier.
Silverman has already earned graduation to the PGA Tour next season by finishing in the top 25 on the regular season money list and is looking to improve his status through the Web.com Finals.
David Hearn, a PGA Tour regular this season, has the same objective as he missed the top 125 who play in the FedEx Cup playoff by three spots.
Hearn is currently tied for 30th at the Tour Championship after he shot a bogey-free 64 on Friday.
Corey Conners of Listowel, Ont., who is also moving on to the PGA Tour next season, Roger Sloan of Merritt, B.C., and Adam Svensson of Surrey, B.C., missed the cut.
Anne-Catherine Tanguay was tied for 15th after she completed a two-under 69 before thunderstorms led to a suspension of play in the first round of the IOA Golf Classic in Longwood, Fla.
The first round will continue Saturday morning with Augusta James of Bath, Ont., one under through nine holes, Christina Foster of Concord, Ont., one under through five and Megan Osland of Kelowna, B.C., one under through four.
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