Friday's Golf Capsules
Saturday, October 1, 2011
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kevin Na and Charlie Wi joined first-round leader Jhonattan Vegas at 12-under 130 on Friday to share the lead after 36 holes of the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Play was suspended for 40 minutes because of lightning near the course and was halted again later with one player, Fran Quinn, having one hole to play. Quinn, who was 3-under, was expected to resume play at 7:45 a.m. PST on Saturday and the cut would be determined then.
Vegas was tied with William McGirt at 8-under 63 after the opening round at TPC Summerlin in the first of four Fall Series events.
Na had a bogey-free 63 that featured eight birdies, seven of them in his final 10 holes, while Wi, who was a stroke back after the first round, had a 66.
Brendan Steele, Kris Blanks and Tim Herron were one stroke behind the leaders.
Hunter Haas was at 132 after tying the course record with a 10-under 61.
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Corey Pavin shot a 7-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead in the opening round of the SAS Championship.
Nick Price, Gary Hallberg, Kenny Perry and defending champion Russ Cochran were tied for second at the Champions Tour event held at the 7,137-yard Prestonwood Country Club.
J.L. Lewis, Peter Senior, Jeff Sluman and Rod Spittle all shot 67.
Play was delayed in the afternoon for 2 hours, 14 minutes when a thunderstorm moved through the area.
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood and Michael Hoey shared the second-round lead at the Dunhill Links Championship.
Fleetwood shot a 9-under 63 at Kingsbarns, the same course where first-round leader Hoey shot a second straight 66. They both have 12-under totals of 132.
Former British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen was one shot back after a 67 at Carnoustie, while 2010 U.S. Open winner Graeme McDowell was tied at 10 under with three others after shooting 67.
Defending champion Martin Kaymer shot 67 at Carnoustie and was another stroke back. Rory McIlroy and second-ranked Lee Westwood were 7 under.
Top-ranked Luke Donald was 4 under after a 71.