Niemann, Lewis share 36-hole lead at Rocket Mortgage Classic

DETROIT (AP) — Joaquin Niemann and Tom Lewis topped the jam-packed leaderboard heading into the weekend in the Rocket Mortgage Classic. Niemann and Lewis each shot 3-under 69 on Friday to reach 10-under 134, each completing 36 holes without a bogey.. Troy Merritt, Chris Kirk and Max Homa were a shot back. First-round leader Davis Thompson was one of eight players two strokes back. The 22-year-old Thompson had a 1-over 73, a day after matching a Detroit Golf Club record with a 63. The wind picked up considerably during the second round with gusts to 25 mph that knocked hats off heads and made the relatively short and easy course more challenging. Defending champion Bryson DeChambeau, missed the cut at 1-under 143, following an opening 72 with a 71.