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Golf: Keegan Bradley overcomes bogeys to lead Byron Nelson Championship

Published May 17, 2013 6:09 pm

Golf • 11-under 129 is lowest 36-hole total in tourney since 2001.
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Irving, Texas • Keegan Bradley shot a 1-under 69 on Friday in a round that started and ended with bogeys, good enough for a three-stroke lead after two rounds in the Byron Nelson Championship.

A day after setting the TPC Four Seasons course record with a 60, also with two bogeys, Bradley went into the weekend at 11-under 129. That is the lowest 36-hole total at the Nelson since 2001.

Tom Gillis, who shot 63 in the first group of the day off the No. 10 tee, and Sang-Moon Bae were tied for second. Bae had a 66.

Another stroke back were 2012 PGA Tour rookie of the year John Huh, Ryan Palmer and Charl Schwartzel. Huh shot 64, Palmer 68 and Schwartzel 70.

Defending champion Jason Dufner, playing with Bradley, had his second consecutive 70.

LPGA Tour

In Mobile, Ala., Jessica Korda shot a 7-under 65 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Hall of Famer Karrie Webb after the second round of the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic.

Korda, the 2012 Women's Australian Open winner, had seven birdies in her second straight bogey-free round to reach 13 under on The Crossings course at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail's Magnolia Grove complex. —

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Byron NelsonChampionship

Keegan Bradley -11

Tom Gillis -8

Sang-Moon Bae -8

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