Over­ton in front by 4

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Leader Yani Tseng blasts out of a green­side bunker on the 18th hole dur­ing the sec­ond round of the Women’s Bri­tish Open. a halt just be­fore 8 a.m., Langer shot a 2-un­der 68, mak­ing key putts on the back nine when his round eas­ily could have slipped away. Langer won the Se­nior Bri­tish Open on Sun­day at Carnoustie.

No one in the af­ter­noon rounds was able to match Langer. John Cook was two back af­ter a 68, along with J.R. Roth. Tom Wat­son and Fred Cou­ples shot 70s to stay three back. Loren Roberts and Michael Allen also were even

WHITESULPHURSPRINGS, W.Va. — Jeff Over­ton shot an 8-un­der 62 to take a four-stroke lead mid­way through the inaugural Greenbrier Clas­sic.

Over­ton, win­less in five years on the PGA Tour, shot the low round of the tour­na­ment and was 14 un­der.

Boo Week­ley, fi­nally healthy af­ter tear­ing a labrum in his left shoul­der a year ago, was 10 un­der af­ter a 63.

Jimmy Walker (64) and dou­ble heart trans­plant re­cip­i­ent Erik Comp­ton (68) were 9 un­der.

Aaron Bad­de­ley (65), Briny Baird (65), Chris Stroud (63) and Charles How­ell III (67) were six strokes back at 5 un­der.

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