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Putts keep dropping for Jamie Farr leader Choi

The Associated Press

SYLVANIA, Ohio – Na Yeon Choi followed her opening 7-under 64 with a 67 to take a two-stroke lead in the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic.

Choi has needed just 53 putts in 36 holes while getting to 11-under 131 at Highland Meadows Golf Club. South Korean compatriot Inbee Park (66) was tied for second with Christina Kim (67) and Canadian Alena Sharp (68).

Kristy McPherson holed a 60-degree wedge from 75 yards on the 18th hole for an eagle and a 68 to lead a pack of six players at 6 under.

Wargo grabs share of Montreal Championship lead

BLAINVILLE, Quebec – Tom Wargo shot a 7-under 65 – the first time he has bettered his age in Champions Tour play – for a share of the first-round lead in the inaugural Montreal Championship.

The 67-year-old Wargo, the former Centralia, Ill., club pro who won the last of his four Champions Tour titles in 2000, had a bogey-free round at Fontainebleau Golf Club to match Russ Cochran atop the leaderboard and also tie the course record.

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Jay Don Blake, Joey Sindelar, John Cook, Tom Purtzer, Jay Haas and James Mason opened with 66s. Corey Pavin, coming off a playoff loss in the PGA Tour’s Travelers Championship, had a 68. Fred Couples shot a 69.