CLEVELAND, Ohio — Joey Sindelar led by one shot entering a third turn of a U.S. Senior Open on Saturday during Scioto Country Club in suburban Columbus.
Ohio State product Sindelar shot 4-under 66 in a second turn and was 5-under for a tournament. Billy Mayfair was 4-under and Gene Sauers 3-under. Three players were tied for fourth during 2-under.
Vijay Singh, first-round personality by dual after a 66, shot 75 on Friday. He was tied for eighth during 1-over.
Bernhard Langer shot 3-over on Thursday, tied for 48th. He was even on Friday and changed adult to tied for 23rd.
Langer ranks initial in Charles Schwab Cup gain ($1.7 million) and leads a Champions Tour in other vital statistics this season. He owns 3 victories and 3 thirds as partial of 11 Top-10s in 13 starts.
Langer won a 2010 U.S. Senior Open. Last year, he common a 54-hole lead with Maggert though finished T3.
Langer has won 7 comparison majors, tied with Hale Irvin for second all time (Jack Nicklaus, eight).
Woody Austin, who won 3 times in a 35-day camber progressing this season, shot 5-over on Thursday and even on Friday. Austin has competed in dual U.S. Open sectional qualifiers during Scioto (2007, 2014).
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS
US SENIOR OPEN
Site: Upper Arlington, Ohio.
Course: Scioto Country Club. Yardage (initial): 7,124. Par: 35-35–72.
Purse: $3.75 million.
- Saturday: FOX, 2-6 p.m.
- Sunday: FOX, 2-6 p.m.
Defending champion: Jeff Maggert.
Notes: The USGA supposed 2,791 entries. Sectional subordinate was conducted during 34 sites around a nation in Jun and July. The margin (originally 156) will be cut after 36 holes to low 60 scores and ties. … Kevin Sutherland has finished T6, T12 and T3 in his past 3 Champions Tour starts. … Scioto CC course, designed by Donald Ross, non-stop for play in 1916. … Joe Durant won a 3M Championship final week in Minnesota.
(The Associated Press contributed to this report)