Duval shot 70 on the 7,415-yard, par-71 Tournament Players Club of Boston course to finish the second round at even par -- good enough to play the weekend. Duval last made a cut at the FBR Open in June 2003.
'It gives me the confidence that the things I'm doing are the right things,' he said. 'I know the way I'm playing is good enough to win tournaments. I'd like to win one before the year's over.'
The only player besides Tiger Woods to be No. 1 in the world over the last six years, Duval won the 2001 British Open despite dealing with a series of injuries that he believes slowly and unknowingly caused changes in his swing. He fell to 80th on the PGA TOUR money list in 2002.
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