Golf roundup: Johnson, Matsuyama tied for lead at Hero World Challenge
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Dustin Johnson wasn’t even expecting to be in the Bahamas for the Hero World Challenge. He was tied for the lead Friday with Hideki Matsuyama, who has reason to expect being at the top of any tournament he plays.
Six shots behind was Tiger Woods, who shot a 7-under 65 without anyone in his way.
Johnson ran off three straight birdies early in his round, moved into contention with an eagle and closed with a fearless drive down the middle of the water-lined 18th fairway at Albany that set up a birdie for a 66.
AUSTRALIAN PGA CHAMPIONSHIP
GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Andrew Dodt shot a 5-under 67 to take a two-stroke lead over fellow Australian Ashley Hall in the Australian PGA Championship.
ALFRED DUNHILL CHAMPIONSHIP
MALELANE, South Africa (AP) — South Africaás Brandon Stone closed with an eagle to take the Alfred Dunhill Championship lead after needing treatment for a back injury midway through the round.
LPGA TOUR Q-SCHOOL
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Japanese teen Nasa Hataoka shot a 3-under 69 to take a one-stroke lead after the third of five rounds in the LPGA Tour qualifying tournament.
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS Q-SCHOOL
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Phillip Price and Scott Parel shared medalist honors in the PGA Tour Champions qualifying.