Blixt moves into share of lead at Shriners

LAS VEGAS — Jonas Blixt shot his second straight 7-under 64 on Friday for a share of the second-round lead with Brendon de Jonge in the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

De Jonge followed his opening 62 with a 66 to match Blixt at 14-under 128 after two rounds in perfect conditions in the Fall Series opener. Blixt, from Sweden, and de Jonge, from Zimbabwe, are winless on the PGA Tour.

Ryan Moore, the former UNLV player who matched the TPC Summerlin record Thursday with a 61, was a stroke back after a 68. Daniel Summerhays and Tim Herron were 11 under. Summerhays had a 63, and Herron shot 68.

John Daly was 10 under after a 63, his lowest score of the year. At 132nd on the money list, the two-time major champion is trying to move into the top 125 to secure full playing privileges for next season.

Vijay Singh, Nick Watney, Chris Kirk and John Huh also were 10 under. Singh and Watney shot 66, Kirk had a 68, and Huh a 69. Tour

At Potomac, Md., Jason Allred shot a two-day total 147 to finish 7-over-par and miss the cut at the Neediest Kids Championship.

The Ashland native shot a 72 on Thursday and followed up with a 75 Friday. The cut line was 2 over.

Allred had three birdies, three bogeys and a double bogey during Friday's round to finish 15 shots back of leader David Lingmerth.

SAS Championship

At Cary, N.C., Russ Cochran topped the SAS Championship leaderboard in his return from a back injury, hitting all hit all 18 greens in regulation and shooting a 6-under 66.

Cochran, the 2010 tournament winner, is making his first start since the U.S. Senior Open in July.

Steve Pate, Andrew Magee, Fred Funk and Jay Don Blake were a stroke back.

Defending champion Kenny Perry and Bernard Langer topped a group at 68.

Neal Lancaster, from Smithfield, shot a 72 in his debut on the 50-and-over tour.

Dunhill Links Championship

At St. Andrews, Scotland, South Africa's Branden Grace shot a 5-under 67 on the Old Course to extend his lead to five strokes after the second round of the Dunhill Links Championships.

Grace, a three-time winner on the European Tour this year, had a 17-under 127 total. He opened with a 60 on Thursday at Kingsbarns, and will play Carnoustie today. The final round will be played on the Old Course.

Sweden's Joel Sjoholm was second after a 67 on the Old Course.

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