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New Zealand’s Michael Hendry was second after a 69. Australian star Adam Scott was 7 under after a 70, and defending champion Ian Poulter of England was five strokes behind after a 72.


JOHANNESBURG (AP) _ Sweden’s Henrik Stenson opened a four-shot lead in South African Open with a 7-under 65 before second-round play was suspended because of an electrical storm.

Stenson was 13 under at the Serengeti Golf and Wildlife Estate. Swedish compatriot Magnus Carlsson and South Africa’s Merrick Bremner were tied for second. Carlsson had a 67, and Bremner had four holes left.

The tournament is sanctioned by the Sunshine and European tours.


PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) _ Russ Cochran shot a 7-under 65 at Del Monte for a share of the Pebble Beach Invitational lead with fellow Champions Tour player Kirk Triplett.

Triplett had a 69 at Del Monte to match Cochran at 9-under 135 in the tournament that features 81 players from the PGA, LPGA, Champions and tours.

John Mallinger, the 2010 winner, was a stroke back after a 69 at Spyglass Hill. Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam was 5 under after a 69 at Spyglass.