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Michael Allen, Scott McCarron share lead in San Antonio

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Defending champion Michael Allen shot a 3-under 69 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Scott McCarron in the Champions Tour's San Antonio Championship.

McCarron also had a 69 to reach 6-under 138 on TPC San Antonio's AT&T Canyons Course.

The 56-year-old Allen has seven victories on the 50-and-over tour after failing to win on the PGA Tour. The 50-year-old McCarron is making his seventh start in his first season on the Champions Tour. He won three times on the PGA Tour.

Fred Couples was a stroke back along with Bernhard Langer, Scott Dunlap and first-round leader Wes Short Jr. Couples shot 69, Langer 68, Dunlap 71 and Short 72. Couples won the 2011 event, shooting 62-62-66 for a seven-stroke victory.

Charles Schwab Cup leader Colin Montgomerie was tied for 11th at 3 under after a 70. He has a 39-point lead over Jeff Maggert with three events left in the season-long competition. Maggert withdrew because of a lingering calf injury after an opening 72.

Brandt Jobe was tied for 27th at 1 over in his Champions Tour debut. He shot 72.


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