Charl Schwartzel got up early and will go to bed Friday night with an advantage going into Saturday’s final round

due to a 4-under 66 second round. Hennie Du Plessis is in second place alone, three shots behind.

Peter Uihlein climbed the lead board in the second round thanks to a 4-under 66 effort.

. Uihlein is third alone and fifth behind Schwartzel. Oliver Bekker is 3 years younger and is in fourth place alone. Scott Vincent,

Phacara Khongwatmai, Sam Horsfield, and Dustin Johnson are tied for 2 under and five.

Phil Mickelson, one of the tour's headliners, shot 5-over 75 on Friday tied the 26th

with Kevin Na, Matt Jones, Martin Kaymer and James Piot, among others.

The unit is led by Greg Norman and is backed by Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, one of the world's largest private equity funds.