AVONDALE, La. — Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith posted a 10-under 62 in Friday’s four-ball format to move into the lead at the Zurich Classic, which is in its first year of a new team format.

Blixt and Smith had a two-day total of 15-under 129, one shot better than Patrick Reed and Patrick Cantlay. The K.J Choi-Charlie Wi and Troy Merritt-Robert Streb pairings were tied for third at 13-under.

“Jonas is playing really well at the moment,” Smith said. “You know he’s going to make a birdie or par, so I’m just playing aggressive and letting it all fall into play.”

Tyrone Van Aswegen and Retief Goosen teamed up for a 60 to get to 11 under overall.

LPGA: Haru Nomura shot a 6-under 65 for a two-round total of 133 and a one-shot lead in the North Texas LPGA Shootout in Irving, Texas.

Ariya Jutanugarn was second following a 67, with Suzann Pettersen another shot behind.

EUROPEAN TOUR: Pablo Larrazabal fired a 6-under 66 to take a three-stroke lead halfway through the China Open in Beijing.

Larrazabal, offset a bogey with five birdies and an eagle on the par-4 11th to move to 14 under.

Dylan Frittelli had the lowest score of the round with a 63 and was tied for second at 11 under with overnight leader Alexander Levy (70).