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Friday's Golf Capsules

Friday's Golf Capsules

September 17th, 2011 in News

LEMONT, Ill. (AP) - Mark Wilson and Justin Rose are tied for the lead going into the weekend at the BMW Championship.

Wilson, who considers Cog Hill a home course after he moved to Chicago, ran off four consecutive birdies around the turn and wound up with a 5-under 66. Rose had a wild finish, making an eagle on the 15th hole to reclaim a share of the lead and finishing with a 68.

They were at 11-under 131 and had a two-shot lead over Webb Simpson, the leader in the FedEx Cup who has won two of his last three tournaments.

John Senden of Australian had a 66 and was three shots behind. No one else was within five of the leaders.

Navistar LPGA Classic

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Lexi Thompson shot a 4-under 68 to take the lead after two rounds of the Navistar LPGA Classic.

The 16-year-old is at 10-under 134, two shots ahead of Stacy Lewis and Becky Morgan.

Meena Lee, who came within one shot of tying the course record with an 8-under 64, is third at 7-under 137.

Giulia Sergas, Hee Kyung Seo and first-round leader Jennifer Johnson are tied at 138.

Thompson was a 14-year-old amateur in 2009 when she was tied for the Navistar LPGA Classic lead after two rounds before finishing 27th. She tied for 16th last year as a professional.