Up for grabs: Eight players within one stroke of the lead at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai; Els, Singh, Ames lead at 12-under

  • Brett Quigley is all smiles Friday afternoon at the second round of the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai. Quigley is one of five golfers tied for fourth place, just one stroke off the lead. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • Jim Furyk surveys the 17th green during the second round of play Friday at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship. Furyk’s 36-hole score of 11-under puts him one stroke behind the leaders heading into the final round of play. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • Miguel Angel Jimenez finished Friday’s round in a five-way tie for fourth place at 11-under, just one stroke off the lead at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • With Mauna Kea looming in the background, Cameron Beckman and Jim Furyk make their way to the ninth green Friday afternoon at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship.

    On the front: After 36 holes, Ernie Els, Vijay Singh and Stephen Ames share the lead at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at 12-under. The trio will tee off for the final round at Hualalai Golf Course on Saturday at 12:23 p.m. HST. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • After 36 holes, Ernie Els, Vijay Singh (pictured) and Stephen Ames share the lead at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at 12-under. The trio will tee off for the final round at Hualalai Golf Course on Saturday at 12:23 p.m. HST. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • After 36 holes, Ernie Els, Vijay Singh and Stephen Ames (pictured) share the lead at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at 12-under. The trio will tee off for the final round at Hualalai Golf Course on Saturday at 12:23 p.m. HST. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • After 36 holes, Ernie Els (pictured), Vijay Singh and Stephen Ames share the lead at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at 12-under. The trio will tee off for the final round at Hualalai Golf Course on Saturday at 12:23 p.m. HST. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

KA‘UPULEHU-KONA – After 36 holes of play, the makau hook trophy is still anybody’s for the taking.