Dufner leads Australian Masters


MELBOURNE, Australia (AP)—American Jason Dufner topped the Australian Mastersleaderboard halfway through the second round Friday, shooting a 5-under 67 for aone-stroke advantage over late-starting Tiger Woods and five others.

Dufner bogeyed his final hole to finish at 7-under 137 at Kingston Heath.The former Auburn star is winless in three seasons on the PGA Tour.

Woods had a late tee time after opening with a 66 on Thursday.

Manny Villegas (68) and Ashley Hall (69) and Mathew Goggin (70) completedthe second round at 6 under, while James Nitties and Brenden Grace had yet totee off.