(AP Photo/John Amis). Tiger Woods tees off to the third hole during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Atlanta.
(AP Photo/John Amis). Tiger Woods tees off to the third hole during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Atlanta.
(AP Photo/John Amis). Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the third green during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Atlanta.
(AP Photo/John Amis). Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the third green during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Atlanta.
(AP Photo/John Amis). Tiger Woods acknowledges the gallery after making a birdie putt on the second green during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Atlanta.
(AP Photo/John Amis). Tiger Woods acknowledges the gallery after making a birdie putt on the second green during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Atlanta.
(AP Photo/John Amis). Tiger Woods tees off to the second hole during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Atlanta.
(AP Photo/John Amis). Tiger Woods tees off to the second hole during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Atlanta.
(AP Photo/John Amis). Justin Rose hits out of the bunker to the first green during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Atlanta.
(AP Photo/John Amis). Justin Rose hits out of the bunker to the first green during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Atlanta.

By DOUG FERGUSON
AP Golf Writer

ATLANTA (AP) – Not even one bad hole could keep Tiger Woods from a share of the 36-hole lead for the first time in more than five years.

Woods was on the verge of building a cushion Friday in the Tour Championship with three birdies in a four-hole stretch, only to make double bogey from the rough and a plugged lie in the bunker that forced him to play away from the hole at No. 16.

He finished with a two-putt birdie for a 2-under 68 to tie Justin Rose (67) going into the weekend at East Lake.

Woods last shared the 36-hole lead in the 2015 Wyndham Championship. He wound up tied for 10th.

Rory McIlroy made enough birdies to offset his mistakes and had a 68. He was two back.

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