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Ben Crane stays in the lead at weather-delayed St. Jude Classic
Ben Crane stays in the lead at weather-delayed St. Jude Classic

Ben Crane went more than 28 hours between competitive shots due to weather delays, and he had a four-stroke lead Saturday when another storm stopped play again at the St. Jude Classic. Crane birdied his first hole and was 13 under overall through six holes at rain-softened TPC Southwind. He opened with rounds of 63 and 65. Troy Merritt, a group ahead of Crane, was at 9 under, with playing partner Peter Malnati at 8 under. Billy Horschel, Retief Goosen and Camilo Villegas were at 7 under on their front nines. Phil Mickelson, who hasn't won in 19 straight events dating to the British Open, had pars on each of his first nine holes and was at 5 under. He's using the event to tune up...

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