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Jackson oldest to lead after stroke play

Updated: August 25, 2009, 10:13 PM ET
Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. -- Tim Jackson shot a second-round 72 to leave him at even par and earn medalist honors at the U.S. Amateur on Tuesday, even after he was assessed a one-shot penalty for slow play at the conclusion of his round.

The 50-year-old became the oldest player in the history of the tournament to lead after stroke play. The top 64 in the field of 312 move into match play Wednesday at South Hills Country Club, with the 36-hole final set for Sunday.

Jackson's group, which included ...

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