The Englishman shot a 4-under 67 Burberry women t-shirts, cheap burberry short t-shirts for women outlet on the West Course to move to 11-under 132 overall after completing his first round on the East Course early Friday. South African pair Jbe Kruger (66) and Branden Grace (66) were tied for second.
More than half the field were trying to finish their second rounds when strong wind and heavy rain lashed Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club and ended play.
Overnight co-leader Jamie Elson was one of 12 players still to tee off.
Two-time defending champion Charl Schwartzel was 3 under after two rounds, just inside the halfway cut.
Rock had an early start to complete his opening round, finishing on the tougher East Course with birdies at Nos. 17 and 18. He then had an eagle and four birdies on the West layout to open a narrow advantage in the second European Tour event of the season.
“I don’t like 4:30 a.m. alarm calls,”cheap burberry women shirts he said. “The aim is to play your way out of those by the weekend.”
Michiel Bothma also finished two rounds and was 9 under. George Coetzee, who had played six holes of his second round, also was at 9 under.
Retief Goosen was four shots off the lead through six holes of the second round.
Masters champion Schwartzel struggled with his putting. He had four birdies and a bogey for a 3-under 68 on the West Course and a tie for 56th.One year after back surgery that made him wonder if he could ever play golf again, DeLaet chipped in for eagle and twice holed 35-foot birdie putts for a 7-under 63 that gave the Canadian a two-shot lead.
Carl Pettersson and former Sony Open champion K.J. Choi were among those at 65, while Kapalua winner Steve Stricker, Webb Simpson and Bud Cauley were among those at 66.
“I’m just so excited to be back out,” DeLaet said. “I had a good season my rookie campaign, and then it was all basically just taken away. And I realize now how fortunate we are to be playing golf for a living. My whole attitude is definitely better.”
For Stricker, a minor adjustment was in order.
He is trying to become the first player since cheap scarves for sale Ernie Els in 2003 to sweep the Hawaii events, and Stricker was noticeably tired during his pro-am Wednesday, and parts of the opening round.
Part of that was a Monday finish on Maui. He took the day off Tuesday, and he couldn’t take three steps Wednesday without dozens of players congratulating him.
“A nice problem to have,” Stricker said.
He picked up four birdies on the back nine, though, and was right in the hunt.
Cauley, who last year became the sixth player to go from college to the PGA Tour without Q-school, didn’t show any signs of rust from having not played in nearly two months. He ran off four straight birdies around the turn until he stalled, then dropped a shot on the 17th and missed a birdie opportunity on the 18th when he tried to hit fairway metal out of a bunker and topped cheap burberry his shot.