DUBLIN, Ohio - One last birdie for Jim Furyk put him one more stroke under par, which gave him a share of the lead with Jonathan Byrd yesterday after the second round of the Memorial.

Furyk, the 2002 Memorial winner, had the birdie on No. 18, which gave him a 2-under-par 70. Byrd had a bogey-free 68, also birdieing the 18th hole.

They were at 7-under 137.

Tiger Woods had his worst score in nearly two years, a 2-over 74, but was only 6 shots behind at Muirfield Village.


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Hall of Famer Se Ri Pak maintained a share of the State Farm Classic lead with another bogey-free performance in the second round.

Pak shot a 4-under 68 to match Suzann Pettersen at 10-under 134 on the Panther Creek course. Pettersen had a 66.

European Tour

NEWPORT, Wales - Scotland's Richie Ramsay shot a 4-under 67 and had a 1-stroke lead after the second round of the Wales Open on the Twenty Ten Course, the site of the 2010 Ryder Cup matches.

Ramsay, the 2006 U.S. Amateur winner, had a 7-under total of 135.

Colin Montgomerie, the European Ryder Cup captain, was 3 strokes back after a 69. His U.S. counterpart, Corey Pavin, made the cut by a stroke, shooting a 72 for a 2-over total of 144.

Montgomerie will promote golf's bid for inclusion in the 2016 Olympics. He said he had been asked by Peter Dawson, chief executive of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, and PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem to help present golf's case to the International Olympic Committee.

Champions Tour

LAKEWAY, Texas - Bernhard Langer birdied the par-3 18th hole for a 7-under 65 and a 1-stroke lead after the first round of the Triton Financial Classic at the Hills Country Club.