04 Jun '11, 12am

Golf: Stricker ace brings Memorial lead

Golf: Stricker ace brings Memorial lead

DUBLIN, Ohio - US veteran Steve Stricker closed with a hole-in-one and a birdie to finish a five-under par 67 and seize a three-stroke lead after Friday's second round of the $6.2 million PGA Memorial tournament. Stricker stood on nine-under par 135 after 36 holes in the US Open tuneup event hosted by Jack Nicklaus, three strokes ahead of countrymen Jonathan Byrd and Ricky Barnes, Australian Rod Pampling and Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy. "I'm happy to be where I'm at, but you've just got to keep doing the same things I've been doing and try to play to my strengths," he said. "Heading into the weekend things change, your body changes. Guys get more aggressive, especially tomorrow. So you just kind of got to be patient and hang in there and keep doing the things you know how to do." Stricker, who began on the back nine, birdied the par-5 15th but followed with bogeys on t...

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