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Arnaud 9 under through 7 on Tour

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Updated at 12:18 p.m. ET

Michael Arnaud parred the par-3 eighth hole and then bogeyed the par-4 ninth. He shot 8-under 27 on the front nine, tying the Tour's nine-hole scoring record.

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The Tour's 18-hole scoring record is 58, shot by Stephen Jaeger in 2016. Six players have shot 59 in tour history.

Michael Arnaud may set a new standard.

The 36-year-old Texan played the first seven holes at Thornblade Club, in Round 2 of the BMW Charity Pro-Am, in 9 under par. Yes, 9 under par. Thornblade is also a par 71.

Arnaud eagled the par-5 second and par-5 fifth, and birdied the other five holes. There was a slight rain delay during the second round, but it had no effect on Arnaud.

Prior to the BMW, Arnaud had competed in one Tour event, shooting 81-75 and missing the cut a few weeks ago at the United Leasing & Finance Championship.

He opened in 3-under 69 on The Cliffs Valley course in Round 1 this week. This is his 50th start on tour and he is seeking his first title. Click here for full scoring.