Tiger Rallies 5 Back From Leader Haas

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bill Haas had a 6-under 66 on the South Course at Torrey Pines to build a two-shot lead over Anthony Kim in the Farmers Insurance Open.

Tiger Woods nearly shot himself out of the tournament in the middle of the round Friday until a strong recovery with birdies on two of the last three holes, and one par putt in the middle that led to a 3-under 69. He was five shots behind.

Kim birdied his first four holes on the South Course and had a share of the lead with a tap-in birdie at the 10th. But he bogeyed the 11th and didn’t make another birdie the rest of the way.

Phil Mickelson shot a 69 on the North Course and was only three shots behind, along with John Daly, Hunter Mahan and defending champion Ben Crane.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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