- Associated Press - Friday, June 5, 2015

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - David Lingmerth took a step toward turning his game around with a 7-under 65 at the Memorial on Friday. It gave the Swede a one-shot lead going into a weekend that includes Tiger Woods.

But just barely.

Long after Lingmerth capped off a bogey-free round at Muirfield Village, Woods was 40 yards away from the flag on the 18th green and in dire need of getting up-and-down to save par and avoid missing his first cut at the tournament he has won five times.

For his second straight tournament, he holed a key putt to survive.

Woods finished with a 70. He was 11 shots behind Lingmerth, who was at 12-under 132.

Woods had to hang on, making two straight bogeys before his par save on the final hole. For Jason Dufner, it was a thrill a minute.

Dufner made a 5 on a par 3 and a 3 on a par 5. And that was before he made a hole-in-one - his fourth eagle of the week - on the par-3 16th hole. He followed that with a bogey. It was relatively boring after that, and the former PGA champion wound up with a 67 that left him a stroke behind Lingmerth.

Ryan Moore, gearing up for a U.S. Open near his hometown outside Tacoma, Washington, had another 67 and was at 10-under 134, along with Andy Sullivan of England, who can earn a spot at Chambers Bay with a good week at the Memorial.

MANULIFE LPGA CLASSIC

CAMBRIDGE, Ontario (AP) - Suzann Pettersen shot a 7-under 65 for a share of the second-round lead with Mariajo Uribe in the Manulife LPGA Classic.

Pettersen had seven birdies in a 10-hole stretch at Whistle Bear Golf Club. The 34-year-old Norwegian player won the last of her 14 LPGA Tour titles in 2013.

Uribe, from Colombia, had five birdies in a 66 to match Pettersen at 13-under 131. She won the tour’s unofficial HSBC Brazil Cup in 2011.

Cristie Kerr, tied for the first-round lead with Cheyenne Woods and P.K. Kongkraphan after matching the course record with a 63, was a stroke back after a 69. She won the Kia Classic in California in March for her 17th LPGA Tour title.

Yani Tseng and Brittany Lang topped the group at 11 under. Tseng had a 65, and Lang, the 2012 winner at Grey Silo in Waterloo, shot a 68.

Woods had a 73 to drop into a tie for 19th at 8 under. She’s Tiger Woods’ niece.

PRINCIPAL CHARITY CLASSIC

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Billy Andrade and Argentina’s Jose Coceres share the first-round lead at 6-under 66 in the Champions Tour’s Principal Charity Classic.

Andrade had seven birdies and a three-putt bogey on No. 14 at Wakonda Club. The four-time PGA Tour winner teamed with Joe Duran to win the Legends of Golf in April for his first Champions Tour title.

Coceres, from Argentina, had six birdies - four on the final seven holes - in his bogey-free round. The two-time PGA Tour champion is winless on the 50-and-over tour.

Defending champion Tom Pernice Jr. was a stroke back along with Mark Calcavecchia, Paul Goydos, Michael Allen, Brian Henninger, Grant Waite and Jeff Coston.

Bernhard Langer topped the group at 68. Davis Love III opened with a 70. He’s making his fourth Champions Tour start since turning 50 in April 2014.

NORDEA MASTERS

MALMO, Sweden (AP) - Swedish amateur Marcus Kinhult held on to a share of the lead in the Nordea Masters, shooting a 4-under 68 in the second round.

The 18-year-old Kinhult matched fellow Swede Jens Dantorp at 9-under 135 at PGA Sweden National’s Lakes Course. Dantorp had a 68.

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