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Mallon shares lead at Jamie Farr Classic

SYLVANIA, Ohio, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. Women's Open champion Meg Mallon shot a 2-under 69 Friday that gave her a share of the lead with Angela Jerman at the Jamie Farr Classic.

Mallon and Jerman were at 7-under 135 for 36 holes while Brandie Burton was alone in third at 136. Jerman is in her second year on the LPGA circuit.

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Women's British Open winner Karen Stupples and Karrie Webb were at 137 while defending champion Se Ri Pak was sixth at 138.

Mallon's round was highlighted by a 60-yard sand wedge that found the hole for an eagle at the par-5 17th.

"If one shot can make your entire day then I guess 17 made my entire day today," Mallon said.

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