Allred stands five back at Utah Championship
SANDY, Utah — Ashland's Jason Allred, fourth after the opening round, stumbled on the back nine in the second day of the $550,000 Web.com Utah Championship and fell into a tie for 22nd on Friday.
Allred followed his 6-under par 65 with an even par 71 at the Willow Creek Country Club.
Allred's 36-hole total of 136 places him five strokes behind leader Morgan Hoffmann, who has a one-stroke lead over three other players. Hoffman, who shot a 4-under 67 in the second round, was tied for first with two other players after the first day.
Allred fell to 2-under par on Friday's round after a birdie on the par-4 13th hole, but lost two strokes with a bogey on holes 16 and 17.
Allred started his second round with eight straight pars before a birdie 3 on the par-4 ninth hole.
Allred tees off at 11:16 (PDT) today. The tournament is televised on The Golf Channel beginning at 3:30 p.m.
U.S. Senior Open
At Lake Orion, Mich., Lance Ten Broeck shot a 68 at the U.S. Senior Open on Friday at Indianwood.
His 6-under 134 gave him a one-shot lead over first-round leader Tom Kite.
Tom Lehman and Corey Pavin were in a pack that will go into the weekend two strokes back.
The 56-year-old Ten Broeck finished tied for 71st in June at his only other Champions Tour event this year. He has a 36-hole lead for the first time in his playing career. The Chicagoan had a share of the lead after two rounds at the PGA Tour's Hall of Fame classic
in 1982 and he finished tied for 12th.
At Inverness, Scotland, Phil Mickelson broke out of his slump with an 8-under 64 at the Scottish Open, leaving him five shots off the second-round lead shared by Alexander Noren and Francesco Molinari.
Noren used another round of 66 to move to 12 under alongside Molinari, who couldn't match his blistering 62 on Thursday but managed a 70.
Mickelson charged up the leaderboard in an overcast but largely wind-free round at the Castle Stuart links. The three-time Masters champion broke par for the first time since May, with an eagle and six birdies putting him in a strong position for the weekend and improving his confidence before the British Open.
John Deere Classic
At Silvis, Ill., Troy Matteson shot a 3-under-par 68 for a one-stroke lead over Jeff Maggert and Brian Harman after two rounds of the John Deere Classic.
Matteson was at 13-under 129. Maggert's bogey-free round of 9-under 62 moved him from 39th place after the first round to a tie for second. He birdied half the holes at TPC Deere Run, including five of his last nine.
Harman had a second straight 65, the last two of his seven birdies coming after a 48-minute thunderstorm delay.