Champions Tour

Jobe leads Senior Players, Langer stroke back

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Brandt Jobe (Jeff Curry/ Getty Images)

FLOURTOWN, Pa. – Two-time defending champion Bernhard Langer pulled within a stroke of leader Brandt Jobe on Friday in the Constellation Senior Players Championship.

Langer shot a 2-under 68 at windy Philadelphia Cricket Club in the third of the PGA Tour Champions’ five major championships. Jobe topped the leaderboard at 2 under after his second straight 69.

Scott Dunlap had a 69 to match Langer at 1 under.

First-round leader Jay Don Blake (72) was even par with Wes Short Jr. (69) and Bart Bryant (71). Tom Byrum had a 67, the best score of the week, to join Woody Austin (70) at 1 over.

Vijay Singh followed his opening 69 with a 74 to drop to 3 over.

John Daly had his second straight 76. He’s playing his fifth event since turning 50 in late April.

Rod Spittle of St. Catharines, Ont., carded a 77 and sits T79.