DeChambeau-Na tied with 2 other pairs at QBE event

The Olympian - - Sports -

The teams of Bryson DeChambeau-Kevin Na, Brian Har­man-Pat­ton Kizzire and Emil­iano Gril­loGraeme McDow­ell shot 13-un­der 59 in scram­ble play Fri­day to share the first-round lead in the QBE Shootout in Naples, Florida.

LPGA Tour player Lexi Thomp­son and Tony Finau were two strokes back at 61 with Charley Hoff­man-Gary Wood­land and Charles How­ell III-Luke List. De­fend­ing cham­pi­ons Steve Stricker and Sean O’Hair shot 62.

The teams will play mod­i­fied al­ter­nate shot Satur­day, and close with bet­ter ball Sun­day.

Charl Schwartzel holed A out from the fair­way for an ea­gle on the 17th on his way to an 8-un­der 63 and a one-shot lead af­ter the se­cond round of the South African Open in Jo­han­nes­burg. The 2011 Masters cham­pion moved to 12-un­der over­all and re­placed overnight leader Louis Oosthuizen at the top of the leader­board. Madal­itso Muthiya (68) is se­cond at 11 un­der.

Soc­cer

Women’sWorld Cup: 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, fol­lowed by host na­tion France and Eng­land. Canada and Aus­tralia com­plete the list of top-seeded teams. The June 7-July 7 tour­na­ment will be played in nine cities in France with the fi­nal in Lyon.

Obit­u­ary

Ac­tor, foot­ball player Rosso­vich: Tim Rosso­vich, a con­sen­sus All-Amer­ica de­fen­sive end at South­ern Cal who played in the NFL be­fore go­ing on to an act­ing ca­reer, died Thurs­day in Sacra­mento, Cal­i­for­nia af­ter a long ill­ness. He was 72. Rosso­vich played at USC from 1965-67 and was co­cap­tain of the 1967 na­tional cham­pi­onship team. Rosso­vich was in­ducted into the school’s Ath­letic Hall of Fame in 2015.

He played line­backer for the Philadel­phia Ea­gles from 1968-71, get­ting named to the 1969 Pro Bowl. He also played for the San Diego Charg­ers in 1972-73 and Hous­ton Oil­ers in 1976.

Af­ter his foot­ball ca­reer ended, Rosso­vich spent two decades as an ac­tor and stunt­man. His TV cred­its in­cluded “Mag­num, P.I.,” “MacGyver,” “Bay­watch,” “The Love Boat,” “Knight Rider,” “Char­lie’s An­gels” and “The A-Team.” Among his film cred­its are “Night Shift,” “Sting II” and “The Main Event.”

Box­ing

Lo­machenko seeks 2 ti­tles: Vasiliy Lo­machenko is back and ready to show what he can do with two healthy shoul­ders.

In­jured while win­ning one light­weight belt, Lo­machenko will try to add a se­cond in his re­turn from surgery when he faces Jose Pe­draza on Satur­day night in New York’s Madi­son Square Gar­den. Lo­machenko (11-1, 9 KOs) is a cham­pion in three weight classes but can unify belts within a divi­sion.

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