OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Dustin Johnson started and finished the day tied with Luke List for the Canadian Open lead. The U.S. Open champion had to make up a lot of ground to do it.
Johnson had a double bogey and two bogeys on his first holes Friday in windy conditions at sun-baked Glen Abbey. He rebounded with six birdies and had a late bogey in a 1-under 71.
List also shot a 71, birdieing the par-5 16th and 18th after making three bogeys in a four-hole stretch early on the back nine.
Canadian amateur Jared du Toit, former Arizona State teammate Jon Rahm and Kelly Kraft were a stroke back, also each shooting 71.
UL INTERNATIONAL CROWN
GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — Lexi Thompson and Cristie Kerr helped the United States rebound in the UL International Crown, and Melissa Reid had a gutsy effort for England after her ill partner was sidelined.
Thompson and Kerr routed Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn and Porani Chutichai 4 and 3 for the Americans’ first two points after they were shut out in the first session of the LPGA Tour event. The U.S. almost got a sweep, but Gerina Piller and Stacy Lewis each missed a birdie putt on 18 and had to settle for a single point against Moriya Jutanugarn and Pornanong Phatlum.
SENIOR BRITISH OPEN
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Joe Durant birdied the par-4 18th hole for a 3-under 68 and a share of the Senior British Open lead with Kohki Idoki.
The 52-year-old Durant birdied three of the first five holes on the back nine, the second two on the par-5 12th and 14th at Carnoustie Golf Links in 10-15 mph wind with some light rain.
U.S. JUNIOR AMATEUR
OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (AP) — Noah Goodwin outlasted John Pak with a conceded eagle on the 20th hole to advance to the U.S. Junior Amateur championship match.
The 16-year-old Goodwin, from Corinth, Texas, will face Australia’s Min Woo Lee in the 36-hole final Saturday at The Honors Course.
Goodwin and Pak, from Scotch Plains, New Jersey, matched pars on 17, bogeys on 18 and pars on 19 before Goodwin won on the 20th.
U.S. GIRLS’ JUNIOR
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Defending champion Eun Jeong Seong of South Korea and American Andrea Lee each won twice at Ridgewood to advance to the championship match in the U.S. Girls’ Junior.
The 16-year-old Seong beat China’s Xinying Wang 3 and 2 in the morning quarterfinals and topped fellow South Korean player Yujeong Son 4 and 3 in the afternoon semifinals. Seong is trying to join Judy Eller (1957-1958) and Hollis Stacy (1969-1971) as the only players to win consecutive Girls’ Juniors titles.
The 17-year-old Lee, from Hermosa Beach, California, beat Waverly Whiston of San Diego 4 and 3 in the quarterfinals and edged co-qualifying medalist Hye-Jin Choi of South Korea 1 up in the semifinals. Lee won the 17th and 18th with birdies to top Choi for a spot in the 36-hole championship match.
AMERICAN CENTURY CHAMPIONSHIP
STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — Actor Jack Wagner had five birdies in a 27-point round to take a three-points lead over former hockey player Mike Modano in the American Century Championship.
The 56-year-old Wagner won the celebrity event in 2006 and 2011. He also had a bogey at Edgewood Tahoe in the modified Stableford event. Players receive six points for eagle, three for birdie, one for par, none for bogey and minus-2 for double bogey or worse.
Defending champion Mark Mulder was third at 23, tennis player Mardy Fish had 22, and former NFL star Sterling Sharpe 21. Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers had 10 points, two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry and father Dell Curry each had seven, Justin Timberlake finished with six. Larry the Cable Guy had minus-20, and Charles Barkley was last in the 84-player field at minus-36.