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Golf: Chilean teenager shares lead at Memorial

Joaco Niemann examines his ball on the 10th hole after picking it at the start of a rain delay during the second round of the Memorial golf tournament, on June 1, 2018, in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Dermer)

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) -- Joaquin Niemann made an 8-foot birdie putt on his final hole to share the lead with Kyle Stanley in the Memorial.

    Tiger Woods hit the ball well enough to be up there with them at Muirfield Village, except for missing five putts inside 7 feet.

    Niemann is a 19-year-old from Chile in just his fifth pro start, and he already had a pair of top 10s on the PGA Tour. On a soft course yielding low scores, he made seven birdies to join Stanley (66) at 11-under 133.

    They were two shots ahead of Byeong Hun An (67). Jason Day, who has never finished better than 15th at the Memorial, had another 68 and was three back.

    Woods had to settle for a 67. He was six behind.

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