Hossler, who played the par-72 Spyglass Hill, had five birdies in a five-under 67 that put him on 12-under as well.
The American duo of Kevin Streelman and Beau Hossler head the $7.4m event with seven-under par 65s.
Playing at Monterey Peninsula Country Club in Round 2, the Northern Irishman came up just short on the drivable par-4 fifth.
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"I don't know if it's quite as good as it was during that stretch". "It's probably the first time, too, I think we have ever played over there with nice weather". "I just felt like I played really solid, hit a lot of really good shots, hit a lot of good putts and it was a pretty easy day".
Four-times major victor McIlroy is using Pebble as the start of a busy PGA Tour campaign leading up to the Masters in April. It is the first tournament of the calendar year for Scott, who used a conventional putter having tried his old long putter at the Australian PGA Championship late last year.
"I just kind of got into a place that I hadn't been before, and I've just got to get back into a comfortable setup position, and then everything will fall through from there", he said.
The Clara man hit a bogey-free 67 as he placed himself comfortably inside the Top 20 alongside amateur playing partner, Limerick businessman, Gerry McManus.
Srinagar shootout: State police arrests four including two militants
The ADGP said, "It has been established that Hilal, Shakil and Khan were masterminds in the whole conspiracy". After their arrest , we are left with Naveed and Hilal Rather, who are still at large", Khan said.
While Jordan Spieth struggles with his putting and Dustin Johnson battles to hold off the rampaging Spaniard Jon Rahm as World No 1, Day admires McIlroy's explosiveness and fearlessness but sees hunger as the Holywood star's biggest challenge as he enters the second half of his career.
McIlroy elected to putt from distance from off the putting surface and saw his well-judged eagle attempt run six feet past, only for his hole to quickly unravel in the space of a couple of minutes.
McIlroy was four-under through 15 holes before suffering a bogey on the 16th, when his wayward drive finished in a waste area. He added two more bogeys on the way to a three-over 74.
Recruit's mom walks off stage after he chooses Florida on signing day
The 6-foot, 190-pounder committed to the Gators over Alabama and Tennessee live on ESPN2, and his mother clearly wasn't happy. Jacob Copeland's mother bolted from his National Signing Day decision Wednesday after he picked the University of Florida .
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