DeChambeau-Na tied for lead at QBE pairs event
The teams of Bryson DeChambeau-Kevin Na, Brian Harman-Patton Kizzire and Emiliano Grillo-Graeme McDowell shot 13-under 59 in scramble play Friday to share the first-round lead in the QBE Shootout in Naples, Florida.
The teams will play modified alternate shot Saturday, and close with better ball Sunday.
• holed out from the fairway for an eagle on the 17th on his way to an 8under 63 and a one-shot lead after the second round of the South African Open in Johannesburg.
Morgan top US player:
Alex Morgan has been named U.S. Soccer’s Player of the Year for a second time. Stanford defender Tierna Davidson, who started in her first nine national team appearances, was named Young Player of the Year.
The defending champion • United States is the top-ranked team for Saturday’s Women’s World Cup draw. Germany is No. 2 in the 24-team draw. The June 7-July 7 tournament will be played in nine cities in France with the final in Lyon.
Lomachenko seeks 2 titles: Injured while winning one lightweight belt, Vasiliy Lomachenko will try to add a second in his return from surgery when he faces Jose Pedraza Saturday in New York’s Madison Square Garden. Lomachenko (11-1, 9 KOs) can unify belts within a division for the first time.