NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Jason Day and Cameron Tringale shot an 8-under 64 on Friday in modified alternate-shot play to increase their lead to three strokes in the Franklin Templeton Shootout.
Day and Tringale had a 25-under 119 total at Tiburon Golf Club after opening with a 17-under 55 on Thursday in the scramble round. The event will close Saturday with better-ball play.
Graeme McDowell and Gary Woodland were second after a 63.
Defending champions Matt Kuchar and Harris English were third at 21 under after a 66.
Charles Howell III and Scott Verplank were 19 under after a 64. The teams if Keegan Bradley-Camilo Villegas (67), Billy Horschel-Ian Poulter (65) and Patrick Reed-Brandt Snedeker (65) were 18 under.
THAILAND GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP
CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — England’s Tommy Fleetwood had a 3-under 69 in windy conditions to take a one-stroke lead over countryman Lee Westwood and Australia’s Marcus Fraser in the Thailand Golf Championship.
Fleetwood had a 4-under 140 total at Amata Spring.
Westwood, the 2011 winner, shot a 71, and Fraser had a 72.
U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer of Germany was 1 under after a 72. Defending champion Sergio Garcia of Spain and Masters champion Bubba Watson were at 2 over. Garcia had a 75, and Watson shot 70.
AUSTRALIAN PGA CHAMPIONSHIP
GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Australians Scott Strange and Wade Ormsby shared the second-round lead in the Australian PGA, with defending champion Adam Scott two strokes behind.
Strange shot a 6-under 66, and Ormsby had a 67 to reach 9-under 135 at Royal Pines.
Scott, who confirmed he and wife Kojzar are expecting their first child in February, was third after a 69. American Boo Weekley was another stroke back after a 72.
ALFRED DUNHILL CHAMPIONSHIP
MALELANE, South Africa (AP) — South Africa’s Branden Grace shot a 6-under 66 to take a five-stroke lead after the second round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship.
Grace had a 15-under 128 total at Leopard Creek.
Italy’s Francesco Molinari was second after a 65.
Two-time defending champion Charl Schwartzel was 11 strokes back after a 70. The South Africans also won the event in 2005.
DUBAI LADIES MASTERS
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — China’s Shanshan Feng shot a 6-under 66 to take a five-stroke lead into the final round of Ladies European Tour’s season-ending Dubai Ladies Masters.
The fifth-ranked Feng, the LPGA Malaysia winner in October, had a 17-under 199 total on Emirates Golf Club’s Majlis Course. She won the event in 2012.
England’s Melissa Reid was second after a 65. Spain’s Carlota Ciganda, Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist and England’s Charley Hull were tied for third at 10 under. Ciganda shot 66, Nordqvist 68, and Hull 69.