Rickie Fowler took a share of the lead into the weekend in the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He knows from experience the party is just getting started in Scottsdale, Ariz.

“Just keep the gas pedal down,” Fowler said.

Fowler has had a lot of success at TPC Scottsdale without winning. He finished a shot behind Hunter Mahan in 2010, lost to Hideki Matsuyama on the fourth extra hole in 2016, and tied for fourth last year.

Fowler was tied with Bryson DeChambeau, with each shooting his second consecutive 5-under 66.

The festive tournament drew an estimated Friday-record crowd of 191,400 fans, bringing the week total to 439,088. The third-round mark of 204,906 set last year is expected to be shattered Saturday, and the week record of 655,434 from a year ago could fall with a day to spare.

DeChambeau birdied the final two holes, hitting a wedge to 8 inches on the par-4 18th late on another 80-degree afternoon.

Daniel Berger and former Arizona State player Chez Reavie were a stroke back.

Berger had a bogey-free 65.

Reavie eagled the 17th in a 65. He’s the only player without a bogey after two rounds.

Scott Stallings (65), Chesson Hadley (68) and Chris Kirk (68) were 8 under, and Phil Mickelson (65) and fellow former Arizona State player Jon Rahm (68) topped the group at 7 under.

European Tour

Lee Westwood sank 11 birdies in scoring a low-round-of-the-day 62 to lie 1 shot behind the leaders halfway through the Maybank Championship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Westwood won the Malaysian Open here at Saujana Golf and Country Club 21 years ago, and was also the club’s touring pro.

Phachara Khongwatmai of Thailand and Nino Bertasio of Italy shared the lead after matching 65s in the second round.

Phachara made seven birdies, including five in a row in a bogey-free round, and Bertasio holed eight birdies to be 11 under overall at the European Tour event.

With Westwood at 10 under were fellow Englishman Chris Paisley (69), Marc Warren of Scotland (66), and Yuta Ikeda of Japan (64).

David Lipsky, the runner-up last year, was among a slew of golfers trailing by 2, and Europe’s EurAsia Cup-winning captain Thomas Bjorn stayed in contention 3 strokes adrift.

Defending champion Fabrizio Zanotti was at 7 under, and Henrik Stenson was another 2 shots behind.

Ladies European Tour

Australian Minjee Lee shot a 6-under 67 to take a 3-stroke lead after two rounds of the Vic Open, the first tournament of the year on the Ladies European Tour in Barwon Heads, Australia.

Lee, who had a two-round total of 9-under 137, has played all 36 holes without a bogey — 18 holes Thursday on the Creek Course and 18 Friday on the Beach Course at the 13th Beach Golf Links.

Sweden’s Caroline Hedwall and Jenny Haglund, who both shot 69, amateur Lin Tze-han of Taiwan (68) and Norway’s Marianne Skarpnord (69) were tied for second.

Cheyenne Woods, niece of Tiger Woods, dropped well off the pace after shooting a second-round 80, bogeying seven of her first nine holes.