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Snedeker follows 59 with 67, leads by 2

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Brandt Snedeker couldn't block out the buzz that surrounded his first-round 11-under 59 at the Wyndham Championship. He refocused just in time to reclaim the lead.

Snedeker followed his historic opening score with a 67 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead into the weekend at the Wyndham Championship.

A day after becoming the 10th player in PGA Tour history to break 60, Snedeker moved to 14-under 126 halfway through the final PGA Tour event before the playoffs.

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Waring, Jamison lead Nordea Masters

GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) England's Paul Waring birdied four of the last seven holes Friday for a 7-under 63 and a share of the Nordea Masters lead with Scotland's Scott Jamison.

"It was another great day," Waring said. "Perhaps a little kamikaze at times but I scored really well with the exception of a three-putt on 14 but the rest of the day was very good. Finishing with one birdie is nice so three is even sweeter." Read More...

Garwood shoots 64 to lead Dick's Open

ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) Doug Garwood birdied the final three holes for an 8-under 64 and the first-round lead Friday in the Dick's Sporting Goods Open.

The 55-year-old Garwood had nine birdies and a bogey, playing his final nine holes - the front nine at En-Joie Golf Club - in 6-under 31. Read More...

Sung Hyun Park shares lead in rainy Indy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Sung Hyun Park relied on the same, steady style that has helped make her one of the LPGA Tour's top players. When her putts kept rolling in Friday, she was virtually unbeatable.

Park shot a 9-under 63 for a share of the lead with Lizette Salas during the suspended second round of the Indy Women in Tech Championship. Read More...

Hammer, Hovland in semis at US Amateur

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) Texas teen Cole Hammer and Norway's Viktor Hovland advanced Friday at Pebble Beach in the U.S. Amateur to set up a semifinal match.

Hammer, the 18-year-old Houston player headed to the University of Texas this fall, beat England's Alex Fitzpatrick 3 and 2. Hammer has won 13 straight matches, including his Western Amateur victory. Read More...

US Ryder Cup spots unchanged after PGA

ST. LOUIS (AP) The upside to Jim Furyk finishing so early at the PGA Championship was being able to watch the final round on television, partly as a player but mostly as the Ryder Cup captain.

And that meant seeing plenty of Tiger Woods. Read More...

Koepka wins PGA, Woods second after 64

ST. LOUIS (AP) The roars were unlike anything Brooks Koepka had ever heard, and he knew exactly what they meant.

They got louder for each birdie by Tiger Woods that moved him closer to the lead Sunday in the PGA Championship, and Koepka could hear a ripple effect of noise. First, real time. Seconds later, another burst from patrons watching on TV in chalets. Then, distant cheers from every corner of Bellerive when the score was posted. Read More...

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