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                   === Dufner 2 clear with 9 to go at PGA ===
 
 Rochester, NY (Sports Network) - Jason Dufner scrambled for a par on the ninth
 hole  Sunday to  head to the back nine  at the 95th PGA Championship with a 2-
 stroke lead.
 
 Dufner  saved  par from 11  feet out on the  seventh before nearly dunking his
 approach  for eagle at  the eighth. He kicked in a short birdie try to move to
 minus-11, where he was one clear of Jim Furyk.
 
 At  the ninth, Dufner found the left rough of the tee, then came up short with
 his  second. He chipped  to eight feet and converted that par putt to take the
 lead to the back nine.
 
 Furyk  got up and down for par on seven, then 2-putted for par from seven feet
 out  on the eighth. The 2003 U.S. Open champion missed the green at the ninth,
 and that led to a bogey, which dropped him two back with nine to go.
 
 Henrik  Stenson  remains alone  in third.  He was 1-under  through 10 holes to
 stand  at 8-under  par for the championship. Masters winner Adam Scott is also
 1-under for his round and is alone in fourth at minus-6.
 
 Scott Piercy owns the clubhouse lead at minus-5 after he closed with a 5-under
 65. That 65 included two bogeys in the last four holes.
 
 Four-time champion Tiger Woods went out in 3-over 38 with a bogey at eight and
 a  double-bogey at nine.  Around the turn, he birdied three of four holes from
 the  12th to  get back to even-par  for his round. Woods parred the last three
 holes to finish at 4-over 284.
 
 Miguel Angel Jimenez poured in five straight birdies from the 12th to the 16th
 en  route  to a 3-under  67. That  was the second  time this week that Jimenez
 birdied five in a row, as he also did it in the first round from the second to
 the sixth. The Spaniard ended at 2-over 282.
 
 Tim  Clark, who finished third at the 2003 PGA at Oak Hill, recorded the first
 hole-in-one  of the week. He aced the par-3 11th, but still struggled to a 75,
 which left him at plus-10.
 
 British  Open  champ and Phil Mickelson  mixed four birdies, a triple bogey, a
 double  bogey and  a bogey in a round  of 2-over 72. The 2007 PGA winner ended
 the tournament at 12-over 292.
 
 
 08/11 17:04:06 ET

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