SOUTHPORT, England — Mark Wiebe shot 5-under-par 65 on Friday to share the lead with Bernhard Langer after the second round of the Senior British Open at Royal Birkdale.
Wiebe had four birdies on the back nine. Langer, the 2010 champion at Carnoustie, shot 67 and made five birdies. Both players finished at 5-under 135.
Langer dropped two strokes at No. 6 when he double-hit the ball.
David Frost (68) is one shot off the lead.
First-round leader and Georgia resident Gene Sauers, of Savannah, followed his opening 67 with 70 and is now two shots back.
EUROPEAN TOUR: In Moscow, Rikard Karlberg took a two-stroke lead
over four others after the second round of the Russian Open, shooting 4-under-par 68.
Matthew Baldwin (69), Wen-Chong Liang (70), Alexandre Kaleka (67) and Michael Hoey (67) are two shots off the lead.
Former Augusta State star Jamie Elson (71-71) is seven shots back.
U.S. JUNIOR AMATEUR: In Truckee, Calif., Scottie Scheffler and Davis Riley won quarterfinal and semifinal matches to advance to the 36-hole final.
Scheffler won three matches Friday, counting the completion of his suspended third-round match.