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Jacobson, Bae tied for lead
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Los Angeles • A move down the California coast hasn't changed a thing for Fredrik Jacobson.

One week after his best finish in more than a year, Jacobson birdied the two toughest holes at Riviera on his way to a 6-under 65 on Friday and a share of the lead with Sang-Moon Bae going into the weekend at the Northern Trust Open.

The Swede did just about everything well, from his tee shots to his iron play, just what it takes to get around the classic design of Riviera. And it helps to get a little luck, such as a 55-foot birdie putt from just off the green at No. 9 that bumped along until disappearing for an unlikely birdie.

Bae played in the morning and began with four straight birdies, all of them from tap-in range until holing a 25-foot putt on the 13th. He wound up making birdies on half of his holes in his round of 65.

They were at 9-under 133, one shot clear of John Merrick (66) and John Rollins (65).

PGA Tour

Canberra, Australia • Colombia's Mariajo Uribe shot a 6-under 67 to take a one-stroke lead over 15-year-old amateur star Lydia Ko and South Korea's Jiyai Shin after the second round of the LPGA Tour's season-opening Women's Australian Open.

Uribe had a 15-under 131 total at Royal Canberra. Two-time British Open-winner Shin had a 67, and Ko followed her opening 63 with a 69.

Ko won the New Zealand Women's Open on Sunday for her third victory in a professional tournament. Last year, the South Korean-born New Zealander won the New South Wales Open to become the youngest player to win a pro tour event and the Canadian Open to become the youngest LPGA Tour winner. She also won the U.S. Women's Amateur last summer.

Champions Tour

Naples, Fla. • Bernhard Langer holed a 9-iron shot from 141 yards for an eagle on the par-4 10th and finished with a 10-under 62 on Friday to take a three-stroke in the Champions Tour's rainy ACE Group Classic. —

Leaderboard

Northern Trust Open

Sang-Moon Bae -9

Fredrik Jacobson -9

John Merrick -8

John Rollins -8

Also

Phil Mickelson -4

Mike Weir* +5

Daniel Summerhays* +7

Golf • Summerhays, Weir miss cut at Northern Trust Open.
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