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Fredrik Jacobson surges into tie for lead; Luke Donald, Phil Mickelson lurking

A move down the California coast hasn't changed a thing for Fredrik Jacobson.One week after his best finish in more than a year, Jacobson birdied the two toughest holes at Riviera on his way to a 6-under 65 on Friday and a share of the lead with Sang-Moon Bae going into the weekend at the Northern Trust Open.The Swede did just about everything well, from his tee shots to his iron play, just what it takes to get around the classic design of Riviera. And it helps to get a little luck, such as a 55-foot birdie putt from just off the green at No. 9 that bumped along until disappearing for an unlikely birdie."That was probably the biggest bonus of the day," Jacobson said.Bae played in the morning and began with four straight birdies, all of them from tap-in range until holing a 25-foot putt on the 13th. He wound up making birdies on half of his holes in his round of 65.They were at 9-under 133, one shot clear of John Merrick (66) and John Rollins (65).Still very much in the picture was Luke...

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