Wood­land ties record to take share of lead

Albany Times Union - - SPORTS - — Wire re­ports

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Gary Wood­land shot an 11-un­der 61 to tie the course record Fri­day and join Marc Leish­man in a share of the sec­on­dround lead at the PGA Tour’s CIMB Clas­sic.

Wood­land and Leish­man (62) were at 14-un­der 130 on the re­vamped TPC Kuala Lumpur West course.

Wood­land’s bo­gey-free nines of 30-31 matched the 61 that Justin Thomas shot while win­ning the 2015 tour­na­ment, his first of two ti­tles in a row in Kuala Lumpur.

Shub­hankar Sharma (64) and Paul Casey (65) were tied for third, one stroke be­hind. More golf: No. 1-ranked Sung hyun Park and No. 2 Ariya Ju­tanu­garn were among four shar­ing the lead af­ter two rounds of the KEB Hana Bank Cham­pi­onship. Park shot a sec­ond straight 4-un­der 68 and Ariya was bet­ter with a 67 for two-round to­tals of 8-un­der 136 at the Sky 72 Ocean Course. Charley hull and Danielle Kang also share the half­way lead . ... Bern­hard Langer birdied nine of the last 10 holes at rain-soft­ened Pre­ston­wood for a 10-un­der 62 and a share of lead in the PGA Tour Cham­pi­ons’ SAS Cham­pi­onship with tom Lehman and Gene Sauers . ... ed­die Pep­perell moved into a three-stroke club­house lead at the Bri­tish Masters. Twenty play­ers didn’t fin­ish be­cause of dark­ness. Col­lege foot­ball: Coby weiss made a 22-yard field goal with two sec­onds left and No. 23 South Florida scored 17 points in the fi­nal 7:10 to beat Tulsa 25-24. NBA: San An­to­nio point guard Der­rick white will miss 6 to 8 weeks af­ter in­jur­ing his left heel in his first game as a starter since re­plac­ing De­jounte Mur­ray ,who was lost for the sea­son with a torn ACL . ... Dirk Now­itzki will miss “mul­ti­ple weeks” with a longer-than-ex­pected re­cov­ery from left an­kle surgery in April, Mavericks coach rick Carlisle said. Soc­cer: French au­thor­i­ties are re­port­edly in­ves­ti­gat­ing claims of match-fix­ing sur­round­ing a Cham­pi­ons League match be­tween Paris Saint-ger­main and Red Star Bel­grade. L’equipe news­pa­per re­ports that a Red Star of­fi­cial is sus­pected of bet­ting $5.8 mil­lion on Red Star los­ing by five goals. PSG won the game 6-1.

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