Justin Thomas was playing all around ok to need to continue playing, with six birdies in a seven-gap extend before it was too dim to even think about continueing Friday at the Genesis Open.

It likewise was drizzling. It was cold. Furthermore, he previously had been trudging through Riviera for nine hours.

"It's hard playing 30 openings, yet it's extremely hard when it's sprinkling and it's delicate," Thomas said in the wake of making 14 birdies that sent him home tied for the lead with Adam Scott at 10-under standard. "My legs are worn out, so I simply need to return home and rest and inspire some nourishment and endeavor to rest right on time as I can."

Thomas, who opened with a 5-under 66 toward the beginning of the day, was 5 under for his second round through 12 gaps. He had an eight-gap extend in which he didn't make a standard — six birdies, two intruder — finishing with a two-putt standard on No. 3.

Scott was in the gathering directly behind him and similarly as productive, additionally opening with a 66 and achieving 5 under. His solitary imperfection was a long three-putt for intruder on the standard 5 seventeenth. Scott succeeded at Riviera in the downpour 14 years prior, a competition that was sliced short to 36 gaps and chose in a playoff.

"I just got the force and I propped it up," Scott said.

Tiger Woods had a couple of pivotal turning points that didn't keep going long. He had four straight birdies around the turn toward the beginning of the day, a streak that finished with a three-putt intruder at No. 12. He had four three-putts in the first round for a 70.

His feature toward the evening, as the downpour turned out to be enduring, was a 45-foot hawk putt on the standard 5 first to begin his back nine. It truly was an Instagram minute, for a fan shouted, "Make this! It's going on Instagram!" Woods conveyed, just to intruder the following two gaps to end his day at even standard for the second cycle, 1 under for the competition.

"I'm solid at this moment," Woods said in the wake of playing the most number of openings in a single day since his arrival from a fourth back medical procedure. "It got really crisp toward the end. The ball wasn't going exceptionally far."

No need advising that to Thomas. He was in the correct harsh in the wake of hitting driver 260 yards, abandoning him 222 yards to a back stick on a hoisted green. He beat 5-wood to 10 feet and made his last birdie of the day.

J.B. Holmes was another shot behind at the turn. Holmes was the 18-gap pioneer on account of an opening in-one on the standard 3 6th gap, trailed by a birdie that prompted a 8-under 63. At the time, he was one shot in front of Jordan Spieth, who played all of six openings Friday to finish his intruder free 64 in quiet conditions.

Spieth figured it would resemble that throughout the day. He wasn't right. Light downpour fell as Woods, Thomas and Rory McIlroy (3 under through 12) were completing the first round. It never truly ceased whatever remains of the day.

The beginning of the competition Thursday was deferred seven hours, so pretty much everybody who makes the cut will confront long days sooner or later. The second round resumes at 7 a.m., and the other portion of the field begins their second round at 7:40 a.m. The slice figures to be made Saturday evening, leaving close to around two hours of play whatever remains of the day.

Those in or around the lead after 36 openings can hope to go 36 more Sunday. Dustin Johnson played 36 openings Sunday when he won the Genesis Open two years back.

Well before it was getting dull, Holmes could see fine and dandy when he hit 8-iron to the back stick at No. 6, found just to one side of the fortification amidst the green.

"Hit it precisely how I needed it and it went in," Holmes said. "It looked great the entire time."

Spieth exploited the restart Thursday. His opening shot on the standard 4 tenth hit the truck way twice and went into shin-high grass so thick that it would have been diligent work just to get it out. The round was rejected and he returned for a normal standard.

He made the rest look simple with the exception of the thirteenth opening. He guided his tee shot into an eucalyptus tree, played a cut on the external side of the trees and got here and there for standard.

"It was most likely superior to any of the birdies," Spieth said.

He holed two chips for birdie, one of them on the hardest opening at Riviera on No. 12, birdied every one of the three of the standard 5s and made a couple of birdie putts from around 10 feet when he returned Friday morning. Spieth said those six openings were the best the putter has felt in some time.

"I could sort of make sense of an approach to feel some opportunity in the stroke and I could roll two or three those in," he said.

Woods is the competition have with his establishment running the occasion he originally played in 1992 as a beginner at 16. One year from now, the competition gets hoisted status keeping pace with the Memorial (Jack Nicklaus) and Arnold Palmer Invitational by offering a three-year exclusion to the champs, getting a 120-man field and offering $9.3 million in prize cash.

Be that as it may, the course has never been benevolent to him. Riviera is the place Woods has played the most occasions as an ace — 9 — without winning.