Jay Haas shoots a 63 to open five-shot lead at Toshiba Classic

Jay Haas shoots a 63 to open five-shot lead at Toshiba Classic
Jay Haas tees off at No. 7 during the second round of the Toshiba Classic on Saturday. (Robert Laberge / Getty Images)

Jay Haas shot an eight-under-par 63 on Saturday to take a five-stroke lead in the Toshiba Classic, putting him position to become the second-oldest winner in PGA Tour Champions history. 

At 62 years 10 months 7 days on Sunday, Haas would fall short of only Mike Fetchick, the 1985 Hilton Head Seniors Invitational winner at 63 years to the day. Gary Player is No. 2 on the list at 62 years 9 month, 22 days in the 1998 Northville Long Island Classic.


The 2007 winner at Newport Beach Country Club, Haas has played 36 holes without a bogey. He shot a 64 on Friday for a share of the first-round lead with Billy Mayfair.

Haas won the last of his 17 senior titles in 2014. He won times on the PGA Tour and captained the United States' winning Presidents Cup team last year in South Korea. 

Haas had a 15-under 127 total. He birdied three of the final four holes, starting the run on the par-5 15th and adding two more on the par-three 17th and par-five 18th.

Fred Funk, at age 60, was second after a 65. He eagled the 15th and birdied 18.

John Daly shot a 66 to top the group at nine under. After birdieing the final five holes Friday in a 67, Daly opened birdie-birdie-eagle. He bogeyed the par-three eighth and birdied the two late par-five holes. Grant Waite (65), Ian Woosnam (66), Doug Garwood (66), Billy Andrade (6) and Bart Bryant (6) also were nine under.

Hatton matches St. Andrews course record

England's Tyrrell Hatton matched the course record at St. Andrews with a 10-under 62 to take a three-stroke lead in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

Hatton had a 17-under 199 total. He opened with a 67 at Carnoustie on Thursday and shot a 70 at Kingsbarns on Friday. The 24-year-old Hatton is winless on the European Tour.

The final round will be played on the Old Course at St. Andrews.

England's Ross Fisher was second after a 69 at Carnoustie. 

Sweden's Joakim Lagergren and South Africa's Richard Sterne were at 13 under. They played at St. Andrews, with Lagergren shooting 69, and Sterne 65.

Jang surges into LPGA lead with a 62

Ha Na Jang shot a 10-under 62 in calmer conditions at rainy Miramar to take a six-stroke lead in the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship in Taipei.

Chasing her third victory of the year, the 24-year-old South Korean player hit a 30-yard flop shot to a foot in steady rain on the par-five 18th for her 10th birdie of the day.

After shooting a 69 in high wind and early rain Friday for a share of the lead with fellow South Korean player Hee Young Park, Jang had her lowest score in her two-year LPGA Tour career and matched the best round in the three years the event has been played at Miramar. South Korea's Inbee Park set the Miramar mark in 2014 and England's Jodi Ewart Shadoff tied it earlier Saturday. 

Jang birdied three of the last four holes to reach 16-under 200. She hit a wedge to within four feet on 15, made a 30-foot putt on 16 and closed the bogey-free round with the tap-in on 18 after the flop that landed on a ridge and trickled down.

China's Shanshan Feng was second after a 67, and Hee Young Park was another shot back after a 69. Canada's Brooke Henderson and South Africa's Lee-Anne Pace each shot 69 to get to eight under. Shadoff was tied for eighth at six under. After opening with rounds of 78 and 70, she birdied 10 of the first 15 holes and closed with three pars.

Snedeker leads by three in Fiji

Brandt Snedeker took a three-stroke lead in the windswept Fiji International, shooting a two-under 70 in difficult conditions at Natadola Bay.

Coming off the United States' Ryder Cup victory in Minnesota, Snedeker had three birdies and a bogey to reach 12-under 204 on the Vijay Singh-designed layout. He opened with a 69 and shot a 64 on Friday. 

Australia's Anthony Houston was second after a 73, and countryman Matthew Giles, the second-round leader, was at eight under after a 75. New Zealand's Gareth Paddison followed his course-record 64 with a 69 to join Australia's Michael Hendry (68) at seven under.

Snedeker parred the first eight holes, birdied the par-four ninth and added another on the par-four 14th. He dropped a stroke on the par-four 16th — ending his bogey-free streak at 49 holes — and rebounded with an up-and-down birdie on the short par-5 17th.

Snedeker won at Torrey Pines in February for his eighth PGA Tour title. He's trying to win his first international title in the event sanctioned by European, Australasian and Asian tours.