Quick hits from Friday at the Quicken Loans National

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Top quote - David Lingmerth

"I'm very pleased with the way I played today," Lingmerth told the Golf Channel. "I managed stay out of trouble most of the day, and it was a pretty stress-free round."

Best round - Lingmerth (65)

For the second straight day, Lingmerth had the best round on the TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm layout, shooting a bogey-free 65.

Stat Round 1 Round 2
Fairways hit 12/14 10/14
Greens hit 13/18 13/18
Putts per GIR 1.538 1.692

Shot of the day - Martin Laird at No. 15

Laird nailed this 221-yard approach at the par-4 15th to within a couple of inches, leading to a tap-in birdie.

(Video courtesy: pgatour.com)

Biggest disappointment - Troy Merritt

Merritt shot a 4-under-par 66 on Thursday - just one shot back of overnight leader David Lingmerth - but Friday was a disaster. The 31-year-old fired a 12-over-par 82 in the second round, and fell 92 spots.

Stat - Pretty good company for Lingmerth

Saturday's storyline

  • Can Lingmerth continue to enjoy success at the site of his lone Web.com Tour win in 2012?

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