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Retief Goosen stays on top at Riviera
Retief Goosen stays on top at Riviera

Retief Goosen can't be sure what to make of "holding" the 36-hole lead at the Northern Trust Open. Maybe "grasping" is a better word. This, in some ways, is as much of a surprise to him as it is to the golf world. "It's been a long time since I've been in contention," Goosen said. "Who knows how my game is going to hold up?" Goosen shared the first-round lead, at five under par, with five other players, including 51-year-old Vijay Singh. Singh, as any chiropractor could have predicted, faded a bit Friday with a three-over 74. Goosen did not. The 46-year-old South African scratched and scrambled in tough conditions to his...

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