Zokol double bogeyed the par-5 1st hole, only to rebound with six birdies in a 4-under-par 68. Consequently, the British Columbia native and resident leads the Samsung Canadian PGA Championship by one shot entering the weekend.
Zokol stands at 9-under-par through two rounds at the DiamondBack Golf Club in Toronto, Ontario. Hes one shot clear of Brian Hull (67) and Kevin Burton (70).
1997 U.S. Amateur champion Matt Kuchar is four shot off the lead following a 6-under 66.
Overnight co-leaders Joel Kribel and Jeff Sanday are now five shots back after recording a pair of 3-over-par 75s.
A member of the PGA Tour since 1982, Zokol has split his time between the big tour and the Buy.Com Tour over the past two seasons. Hes best known for winning the 1992 Greater Milwaukee Open.
The event, first staged in 1912, is the second oldest professional championship in Canada. This is the first year it has been co-sanctioned by the Buy.Com Tour.
Full-field scores from the Canadian PGA Championship