At 13-under-par 68-63=131, Meen-Whee Kim owns a one-stroke lead after two rounds at the final stage of Q School.
The 20-year-old native of South Korea carded the low round on Thursday; he played PGA West's Stadium Course. In his last competition awarding World Ranking points, Kim won an event on the Korean Tour, outlasting Kevin Na in a playoff. (Paul Casey and Charlie Wi placed T3.) Meanwhile, back at Q School, Vaughn Taylor sits in second place at 12-under 132. Overnight leader Steve LeBrun chased his 64 with a 69 at the Nicklaus Tournament Course to settle at 133, good for a share of third place with Richard H. Lee. Notables in close pursuit of Kim include Robert Karlsson (134), Daniel Chopra (134), Morgan Hoffmann (134), Edward Loar (134), Kris Blanks (135) and Billy Horschel (135). Notables over par through 36 holes include: 145--Patrick Reed; Steve Flesch; Dean Wilson; Alex Cejka; Rafael Cabrera-Bello ... 146--Todd Hamilton; Kevin Kisner; Gavin Coles; Michael Putnam; Kelly Kraft ... 147--Jeff Klauk; Danny Lee ... 148--Skip Kendall ... 154--Scott Brown.