OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Chad Campbell shot a 9-under 63 on Friday in the Canadian Open to take a two-stroke lead over Brian Harman.
Campbell birdied all four par 5s at Glen Abbey in his bogey-free round to reach 14-under 130. The 41-year-old Texan was a stroke off the course record of 62 set by Greg Norman in 1986 and matched by John Merrick in 2013.
Campbell won the last of his four PGA Tour titles in 2007.
Harman followed his opening 65 with a 67.
Canada’s David Hearn was tied for third at 11 under after a 64.
Hearn is trying to become the first Canadian to win the event since Pat Fletcher, born in England, in 1954 at Point Grey in Vancouver. Carl Keffer is the only Canadian-born champion, winning in 1909 and 1914. Albert Murray, a Canadian also born in England, won in 1908 and 1913.
BELMONT, Mich. (AP) — Lexi Thompson birdied six of the first eight holes and finished with a season-best 7-under 64 for a share of the Meijer LPGA Classic lead with Alison Lee and Lizette Salas.
The 20-year-old Thompson matched Lee and Salas at 9-under 133 at Blythefield Country Club.
Lee, the 20-year-old former UCLA player in her first season on the tour, had a 66, and playing partner Salas, a former Southern California star, shot a 69. Lee birdied six of her first 10 holes.
SUNNINGDALE, England (AP) — Scotland’s Colin Montgomerie had a share of the Senior British Open lead when play was suspended for the day because of heavy rain.
Montomerie was 5 under through 12 holes when play was stopped on Sunningdale’s Old Course. He won the Senior PGA Championship this season for his third senior major title in two years.
CRANS-SUR-SIERRE, Switzerland (AP) — England’s Danny Willett shot an 8-under 62 to take a one-stroke lead in the suspended second round of the European Masters.
Willett, coming off a tie for sixth Monday in the British Open last week, had a 13-under 127 total.
TROON, Scotland (AP) — Lydia Ko and Suzann Pettersen shared the first-round lead at 4-under 68 in the Ladies Scottish Open.
The second-ranked Ko, from New Zealand, had a bogey-free round at Dundonald Links in the final Ladies European Tour before the Women’s British Open next week at Turnberry.
Pettersen, the Norwegian ranked seventh, had six birdies and two bogeys.
U.S. JUNIOR AMATEUR
BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) — Andrew Orischak won three matches in the weather-delayed U.S. Junior Amateur to reach the 36-hole final.
The 16-year-old Orischak, from nearby Hilton Head Island, will face 17-year-old Philip Barbaree of Shreveport, Louisiana, or 16-year-old Won Jun Lee of South Korea on Saturday. Barbaree and Lee were all square through 17 holes when their semifinal match was suspended because of darkness.
Orischak started the day at Colleton River Plantation Club’s Pete Dye Course with a 1-up victory over Spencer Ralston of Gainesville, Georgia, in the completion of their delayed third-round match. The Hilton Head High School junior beat Ryan Grider of Lewisville, Texas, 3 and 2 in the quarterfinals, and Eugene Hong of Sanford, Florida, 3 and 2 in the semifinals.
U.S. GIRLS’ JUNIOR
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Long-hitting Angel Yin and Eun Jeong Seong advanced to the U.S. Girls’ Junior final, each winning two matches at Tulsa Country Club.
The 16-year-old Yin, from Arcadia, California, won the last four holes to beat Andrea Lee of Hermosa Beach, California, 1 up in the morning quarterfinals, then made an 18-foot par putt on the 18th hole to hold off Mexico’s Evelyn Arguelles 1 up in the afternoon semifinals.
The 15-year-old Seong, from South Korea, beat Canada’s Naomi Ko 4 and 3 in the quarterfinals, and routed Jayna Choi of Collierville, Tennessee, 6 and 4 in the semifinals.