CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP)—American Ryder Cup captain Corey Pavin shot a second straight 2-under 69 Friday to share the second-round lead with Bernhard Langer of Germany at the Senior British Open. Mizuno Irons
Pavin and Langer (71) have 4-under totals of 138 and are one shot ahead of a quartet that includes Ian Woosnam (67) and Jay Haas (69).
Pavin was among the early starters and looked set to take a commanding lead before finishing with a double bogey 6 at the 18th after hitting his second shot out of bounds. Mizuno MP-58 Irons
Langer had to deal with a biting cold wind later in the day but also got to 6 under before bogeys on two of the par-3 holes. Mizuno MP52 Irons At the short 13th, his tee shot landed in a deep pot bunker, and he then missed the green at the 16th with a 5-iron and was unable to get up and down.
Langer has 10 wins in three years on the Champions Tour, but is still looking for his first victory in a senior major. Mizuno MP-67 Irons
“I could have putted a bit better,” Langer said. “The ball did not drop for me like it did in the first round.”
Americans Dan Forsman (71) and Larry Mize (70) were also tied for second. mizuno MP-68 Irons
Tom Watson, who missed the cut in his last British Open appearance at St. Andrews last week, had no problem making sure he will be around for the weekend this time. He sank a 15-foot birdie putt on the last green for a par 71 to remain 3 over. golf equipment