GOLF: Eagle helps Mediate bump his lead to three

Rocco Mediate holed a 7-iron approach from 160 yards for eagle on the par-4 fourth hole and finished with a 6-under 65 to increase his lead to three strokes at the Open in San Martin, Calif.

The 46-year-old Mediate, looking for his first PGA Tour victory in eight years, had a 13-under 129 total.

Ryudi Imada (67) was second, and Dean Wilson (64) and David Duval (65) followed at 9-under.


Three-time major champion Padraig Harrington shot a 5-under 67 to take the lead after the second round at the Iskandar Johor Open in Malaysia. … Rookies Gwladys Nocera and Beatriz Recari each shot 6-under 66 and were tied for the lead after the second round of the CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge in Danville, Calif.