Clara man will need to go under par to make the weekend.
Shane Lowry is 1 over par after his first round at the PGA Tour's Wyndham Championship in North Carolina, 10 shots behind leader John Huh.
The Offaly man was separated from his clubs and suitcase in the build up to yesterday's first round, only getting them back the evening before play began.
Lowry will start his second round at 12.45 this afternoon, Irish time, and will need to improve his score to make the weekend cut.
In Scotland, Leona Maguire has moved to 1 under par on day two of the Women's Senior Open at Muirfield.
The Cavan native is now in a tie for 15th place, five shots behind leader Hinako Shibuno.
Stephanie Meadow is currently 5 over par.