AUGUSTA - Lucas Glover has struggled on the PGA tour recently but the former Clemson golfer and 2009 U.S. Open champion capped a good day at the Masters with a sizzling finish Friday. Glover birdied No. 17 and No. 18 to shoot 69 for the second round at Augusta National Golf Club.

It was Glover's first round in the 60s in seven Masters appearances.

At even for the tournament, Glover is assured of making the cut for a second straight year. Not bad for the PGA tour's No. 322nd ranked player.

"It's always good to birdie the last two no matter where you are, especially around here," Glover said. "I couldn't be happier with the way I finished."

The usually reserved 34-year-old Greenville native celebrated his birdie putt at 18 with a fist pump.

"I'm not much of a Friday fist-pumper," Glover said, "but I don't think I've ever shot in the 60s here. That just meant a lot to me. That had nothing to do with showing anybody up; that was for me."

Glover's best Masters finish was No. 20 in 2007.

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