Mickelson looking more relaxed

, Last Updated: 1:56 PM ET

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Phil Mickelson is looking a bit more at ease, the golf course providing some of the distraction he wanted while he and his wife deal with her breast cancer.

Now, if he can just get his putter back under control.

Mickelson missed a couple birdie attempts yesterday that cost him a stroke when a par putt lipped out. Not that he got the chance to correct his stroke during the second round of the St. Jude Classic.

He marked his tee shot in the 16th fairway, got a ride off the course and jumped into his car after play was stopped ahead of thunderstorms that had tornado sirens wailing.

Play was halted and fans and players were cleared from the TPC Southwind course and tornado sirens sounded 40 minutes later.

Brian Gay held the clubhouse lead after a four-under 66 put him at 10-under 130 through 36 holes, two strokes ahead of Robert Allenby and Bryce Molder (63), with Allenby having three holes to play.

Seventy-eight golfers still must finish when the second round resumes this morning.

Hundreds of fans followed Mickelson from hole to hole .

"The star this week is Phil Mickelson," said John Senden, who shot a 66.

Eger grabs Surrey lead

SOUTH SURREY, B.C., - Kent Eger shot a five under par 67 to climb into the share of the lead at seven under par with Derek Gillespie, Greg McAuley and Mike Grob at the City of Surrey Invitational.

Jose de Jesus Rodriguez (70), Brad Heaven (67), Yohann Benson (69), Andres Gonzales (70), Ryan Thornberry (71), and Graham DeLaet and James Lepp - both of whom shot 69 - are one stroke back.

J.C. Deacon (67), Scott Gibson (69), Wes Heffernan (69), Barrett Jarosch (73), and Liam Kendregan with a 66, are lurking two shots behind on a packed leaderboard.


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