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Tim Herron shoots 9-under 63 to take 4-shot lead in Iowa

Herron is trying to win for the first time on the 50-and-over tour
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Tim Herron reacts after making a birdie putt on the 18th green during the second round of the PGA Tour Champions Principal Charity Classic golf tournament, Saturday, June 5, 2021, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Tim Herron shot a 9-under 63 on Saturday to take a four-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ Principal Charity Classic. 

Trying to win for the first time on the 50-and-over tour, Herron birdied the par-4 18th for a back-nine 30 and 14-under 130 total at Wakonda Club. 

The 51-year-old from Minnesota, a four-time winner on the PGA Tour, birdied three of the first five holes, then birdied Nos. 10-12, 15, 16 and 18 tp pull away. 

Shane Bertsch and Rod Pampling were second after 67s. 

Doug Barron was 9 under after a 69.