Kaymer takes 1-shot lead over Spieth at the Players
Kaymer followed his record-tying 63 on the Stadium Course on the TPC Sawgrass with a 3-under 69 Friday, capping off his round by hitting a pitching wedge to 3 feet on an island green with a back pin on the 17th hole.
He had a 1-shot lead going into the weekend as he tries to end more than two years without a victory.
Spieth, in his first big tournament since his runner-up finish at the Masters, hasn't shown any signs of a letdown. He pieced together another bogey-free round and converted pure swings into tap-in birdies on consecutive holes on the back nine that carried him to a 6-under 66.