"I was able to lay down in the locker room and get some rest", said the 25-year-old rising star of world golf.
Johnson hustled into position at the 18th tee to hit a tee shot for the group, which allowed them to complete the hole and avoid having to return early on Saturday to finish. Matsuyama fell a stroke back with his bogey on the first hole, and matched Kisner's birdie on No. 7.
"A low round used to be a 61 or a 62 so a low round now is a 66 or a 67", he said.
Whatever nerves Kisner may have had were seemingly put to one side as the two-time victor on the PGA Tour spent the morning playing with his three-year-old daughter.
Stroud was bogey free with three birdies on a golf course he's as comfortable with as Woodland is.
It's even more hard for two players in the same threesome to do it on back-to-back shots on the same hole.
STILL IN THE HUNT: With 26 players still trying to finish the second round, 17 players remained under par.
The 24-year-old Spieth is looking to become the youngest player to win golf's career Grand Slam.
But a stunning tap-in eagle at the par-5 seventh triggered three straight birdies before a near two-hour weather delay cruelled his momentum.
The home-state kid from nearby Raleigh playing in his first major as a professional turned in 1 over but tamed the back nine to card a 3-under 68. He is 2-under after shooting a 1-under 70 Friday.
Wiesberger was on the cut line of 5-over par when he returned to complete the rain-delayed second round at Quail Hollow.
"I don't know if the other players should be nervous or not, but this is my first experience leading a major, or tied for the lead after 36 holes".
The Ohio-based Queenslander has only managed top-30 results at the Masters and British Opens and he missed the cut at the US Open. Captain Steve Stricker will have two at-large selections after the second FedEx Cup playoff event.
Now he gets two more rounds at Quail Hollow. He missed the green at the 494-yard par-4 and hit two poor chips before three-putting from 11 feet to drop well off the pace.
Kisner, chasing his first major title, tops the leaderboard at eight-under with world No.3 Hideki Matsuyama and American Chris Stroud one shot back.
Rory McIlroy gestures that his ball is going wide toward the gallery along the 10th fairway during second round action Friday at the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C. McIlroy fired a second consecutive 72 and stands at 144 through two rounds. It might seem like a lot the way Matsuyama and Kisner are playing, but it doesn't to Thomas.