David Lingmerth had a 7-under 65 on Friday at the Memorial and has a one-shot lead going into a weekend that includes Tiger Woods.
But just barely.
Woods avoided a third straight bogey of his round by getting up-and-down from 40 yards with a 6-foot par putt for a 70 to make the cut on the number.
It was the second straight tournament that Woods had to make a putt on his final hole to make the cut. He was 11 shots behind Lingmerth, who was at 12-under 132.
Jason Dufner had two more eagles, including an ace, and was one behind.
Pettersen, Uribe share lead
Suzann Pettersen shot a 7-under 65 for a share of the second-round lead with Mariajo Uribe in the Manulife LPGA Classic. Uribe had five birdies in a 66 to match Pettersen at 13-under 131. Cristie Kerr, tied for the first-round lead with Cheyenne Woods and P.K. Kongkraphan after matching the course record with a 63, was a stroke back after a 69.
... Bill Andrade and Jose Coceres shot a 6-under 66 for a share the first-round lead in the Champions Tour's Principal Charity Classic. Defending champion Tom Pernice Jr. was a stroke back along with Mark Calcavecchia, Paul Goydos, Michael Allen, Brian Henninger, Grant Waite and Jeff Coston.
Another 49er retires
Right tackle Anthony Davis announced his retirement from the 49ers in yet another shocking loss for the team this offseason, and it was unclear whether the decision stemmed from his difficulties with a concussion last year.
The 25-year-old Davis missed four games last season because of a concussion and clearly had his own concerns about head injuries.
He became the fourth prominent 49ers to retire in three months — joining linebackers Patrick Willis and Chris Borland and defensive end Justin Smith.
... Dolphins first-round draft pick DeVante Parker underwent left foot surgery and likely will miss the start of training camp, but he's expected to be ready for the beginning of the regular season. ... Jaguars rookie safety James Sample will miss the rest of the team's offseason program because of a broken arm.
Virginia beats Maryland
Kevin Doherty's three-run triple capped a five-run eighth inning for Virginia and the Cavaliers beat Maryland 5-3 in the opening game of their super regional.
Doherty's hit came after the Terrapins (43-22) walked Joe McCarthy intentionally. The blast was almost caught at the wall by Terps center fielder LaMonte Wade, but it went off his glove as the bases cleared.
Kurt Busch takes pole
Kurt Busch turned a lap at 177.599 mph and won the pole at Pocono Raceway in a bizarre qualifying session that saw five cars fail to complete a lap in the final round.
Denny Hamlin bobbled and lost control of the No. 11 as the qualifying clock ticked down to bring out the red flag. NASCAR scrubbed the rest of qualifying. Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch, Joey Logano and Kasey Kahne all failed to record a lap time.
Carl Edwards joins Kurt Busch on the front row. Martin Truex Jr., Jeff Gordon and Kevin Harvick complete the top five.
... Will Power is starting on the pole at Texas for the third year in a row, and three of his fellow Team Penske drivers are close to him. Defending IndyCar Series champion Power had a two-lap average of 218.519 mph, just ahead of Team Penske teammate Simon Pagenaud at 218.441 mph. Helio Castroneves starts third, right behind Power's Chevrolet and ahead of fellow Penske driver Indianapolis 500 champ and season points leader Juan Pablo Montoya, who qualified fifth.
... Points leader Antron Brown led Top Fuel qualifying in the Toyota NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park. Cruz Pedregon topped the Funny Car division, Erica Enders paced the Pro Stock field, and Hector Arana Jr. was the fastest in Pro Stock Motorcycle.
Griner files for annulment
Brittney Griner filed for an annulment with Glory Johnson-Griner a day after Johnson-Griner announced she's pregnant and a month after the two WNBA players were married.
Griner and Johnson were each suspended for the first seven games of the WNBA season for the domestic violence incident.
... Stefanie Dolson had 18 points and 12 rebounds as Washington beat Connecticut 73-68. ... Tina Charles had 17 points and 12 rebounds as New York held off Atlanta 82-73.
AROUND THE HORN
College football: Illinois and Duke agreed to play a home-and-home series in the 2025 and 2026 football seasons.
Colleges: Mark Cuban is donating $5 million to Indiana University so his alma mater can build for a new technology center that will give students a leg up in the business world and possibly a competitive advantage to Hoosier sports teams.
College basketball: St. John's guard Rysheed Jordan, who averaged 14.1 points last season, has left school to pursue professional opportunities.