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Golf News // Martin Trainer shoots a 5-under 65 to take one-shot lead over Kevin Tway at Houston Open (www.espn.com)

Golf News // Martin Trainer shoots a 5-under 65 to take one-shot lead over Kevin Tway at Houston Open

HOUSTON — Martin Trainer was in rare territory Friday. Not only did he play well enough to stick around for the weekend, he found himself leading the Houston Open.

Trainer holed a pair of long birdie putts and three short ones in a bogey-free round at Memorial Park for a 5-under 65 and a 1-shot lead over Kevin Tway.

The second round would not be completed until Saturday morning as the tournament tried to catch up from a long weather delay at the start of the tournament.

While the cut won’t be made until then, it was virtually certain that four-time major champion Brooks Koepka will miss for the second straight week.

That’s a part of golf Trainer knows all too well.

He won the Puerto Rico Open in 2019 as a rookie, and then it was all…

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