Jerry Kelly leads Miguel Angel Jimenez by 1 at U.S. Senior Open

KA'UPULEHU-KONA, HI - JANUARY 20: Jerry Kelly walks off the 8th green during the final round of the PGA TOUR Champions Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai Golf Club on January 20, 2018 in Ka'upulehu-Kona, Hawaii. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR) Gregory Shamus/Getty Images (January)

Jerry Kelly leads Miguel Angel Jimenez by 1 at U.S. Senior Open

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Jerry Kelly leads Miguel Angel Jimenez by 1 at U.S. Senior Open

Jerry Kelly shot a 69 Friday to take a one-shot lead over Miguel Angel Jimenez in the U.S. Senior Open at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Kelly ended his day with a birdie chip on 18 to take the lead at 5-under par. He was paired with Jimenez during the first two rounds and will be on Saturday, as well.

Jimenez is hoping to add this senior major to the Regions Tradition he won last month. He shot a bogey-free round of 68, hitting 17 greens in regulation but sinking only a pair of birdie putts on the Broadmoor’s tricky greens.

Baseball Hall of Famer John Smoltz shot a 77 – eight shots better than his opening round 85 – and missed the cut.

Another shot back is Tim Petrovic, whose 65 was the best round of the day.

Paul Goydos holed out for eagle from the 14th fairway as part of a 67 that drew him within four shots of the lead.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.) 

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