Michael Campbell is leading in Hong Kong

HONG KONG — Michael Campbell led a host of 40-somethings at the Hong Kong Open, which won’t include World No. 1 Rory McIlroy on the weekend.


The 43-year-old Campbell holed a 10-foot birdie at the last for 6-under-par 64 that gave him a one-stroke lead over 48-year-old Miguel Angel Jimenez (67 on Friday), 47-year-old Zhang Lian-wei (66) and 40-year-old Fredrik Andersson Hed (66).

McIlroy shot 73-72–145 to miss the cut by three strokes. Also missing the cut were former Augusta State golfers Oliver Wilson (75-72–147) and Scott Jamieson (85-72–157).

PEBBLE BEACH INVITATIONAL: In Pebble Beach, Calif., Russ Cochran shot 7-under-par 65 at Del Monte for a share of the lead with fellow Champions Tour player Kirk Triplett.

SOUTH AFRICAN OPEN: In Johannesburg, Henrik Stenson opened a four-shot lead at the Serengeti Golf and Wildlife Estate with a second-round 7-under-par 65 before play was suspended for the day because of an electrical storm with much of the field yet to finish.

Stenson is at 13-under, ahead of Magnus Carlsson, who shot 67 to move to 9-under.

TITLEHOLDERS: In Naples, Fla., Ai Miyazato shot 8-under-par 64 and leads the LPGA Tour’s season-ending event. Miyazato has a one-shot lead over Na Yeon Choi, who shot 68.

AUSTRALIAN MASTERS: In Melbourne, Australia, Matthew Guyatt shot 3-under-par 69 to maintain his two-stroke lead at the Kingston Heath course. Guyatt is at 10-under 134. Michael Hendryalso shot 69 and is in second place.

DUNLOP PHOENIX: In Miyazaki, Japan, Luke Donald pulled away in the second round of the Japan Tour event. Donald, tied for the lead after the first round, shot 64 in the second round and leads Shunske Sonoda (66 on Friday) by four strokes.


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