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Hole-in-one helps Allred make Utah cut

LEHI, Utah — Jason Allred made a hole-in-one as part of a late surge and made the cut Friday in the Utah Championship on the Web.com Tour.

Allred shot a 3-under 68 to climb 50 spots and into a tie for 49th entering the weekend at Thanksgiving Point Golf Club.

The Ashland native is at 2-under 140 after opening with a 72.

Allred made his ace on the 218-yard 15th hole. It got him to 3 under, and an ensuing birdie at No. 16 put him at 4 under. He bogeyed the 17th and parred the 18th to land on the cut line.

He had three birdies and a bogey on the front nine to make the turn at 2 under.

Brian Richey shot a 68 to emerge with a one-shot lead at 10 under. Nicholas Lindheim (66) and Andrew Putnam (67) are one shot back.

PGA: At Oakville, Ontario, 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 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.

Du Toit made the turn tied for the lead at 7 under, then had a triple-bogey 8 on No. 2 and a bogey on No. 5. The Sun Devils senior birdied the next three holes and closed with a par.

Top-ranked defending champion Jason Day was 1 over, following his opening 69 with a 76.

LPGA: At Gurnee, Ill., 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. 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.

With Charley Hull sidelined by a fever and complications from asthma, Reid was all alone for her four-ball match against Japan's Haru Nomara and Mika Miyazato. Reid took it all the way to 18, where Nomura made a matching birdie to close out a 1-up win.

There are eight more four-ball matches today at Merit Club. The top two teams in each pool and the winner of wild-card playoff between the third-place teams advance to Sunday's singles matches.

SENIOR: At Carnoustie, Scotland, 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.

Durant teamed with Billy Andrade to win the 2015 Legends of Golf for his lone PGA Tour Champions title. The four-time PGA Tour winner has five top-10 finishes this season, including a runner-up finish to Bernhard Langer in the major Constellation Senior Players in June.