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Russell Henley takes over the lead in strong rookie showing

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    Russell Henley drives off the first tee during the second round of the Sony Open golf tournament, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia) (The Associated Press)

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    Scott Langley drives off the first tee during the second round of the Sony Open golf tournament on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia) (The Associated Press)

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    Chris Kirk walks off the 18th green after making an eagle putt during the second round of the Sony Open golf tournament, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia) (The Associated Press)

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    John Daly waves to the gallery after he made a birdie putt on the 18th green during the second round of the Sony Open golf tournament, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia) (The Associated Press)

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    Tim Clark, of South Africa, chips onto the 18th green during the second round of the Sony Open golf tournament on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia) (The Associated Press)

Two days into his PGA Tour career, Russell Henley was on his way to breaking a record.

Henley had another 7-under 63 on Friday in the Sony Open and wound up with a two-shot lead over fellow rookie Scott Langley among early starters in the second round. He was at 14-under 126, which breaks by two shots the 36-hole record at this tournament.

In the first full-field event of the season, the two rookies are leading the way.

Langley finished with three straight birdies for a 66, a solid effort after opening with a 62. Depending on afternoon play, they would play together a third straight day, this time as the final group. They first were linked as low amateurs in the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach.