Amateur ties Senior Open scoring record

CARMEL, Ind. (AP) — Tim Jackson has tied the U.S. Senior Open 36-hole scoring record, shooting a 5-under 67 in the second round for a 11-under 133 and a two-shot lead over Fred Funk.

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Jackson, an amateur, birdied No. 15 to reach 11 under for the first time on Friday, but bogeyed the next hole, his first in two rounds. He closed out his round with an 8-foot birdie at No. 18 to get back to 11 under and tie Dave Stockton and Simon Hobday.

Funk also shot 67.

The other players tied with Jackson for the lead after Thursday - Greg Norman, Dan Forsman and Joey Sindelar - had afternoon tee times.

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