facebook
twitter
search
search
X
Breaking News: Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Tsarnaev will seek a new trial

Funk closes out with 2 birdies, takes lead

Oct. 13, 2012 at 5:57 PM

CONOVER, N.C., Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Fred Funk birdied the last two holes to notch a second straight 6-under 66 Saturday, good for a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the Greater Hickory Classic.

Funk finished at 12-under 132 after 36 holes -- one stroke better than former Masters champion Larry Mize.

The 56-year-old Funk is seeking his second 2012 Champions Tour victory and his eighth overall on the seniors circuit. His only win this year came at the Insperity Championship in May.

Mize carded 5-under 67 Saturday, finishing alone in second place at 11-under 133.

Defending champion Mark Wiebe (69), Chip Beck (67) and Duffy Waldorf (67) shared third place at 8-under 136.

After turning in the best first round, 65, Dan Forsman stumbled to an even-par 72 Saturday, falling to sixth-place at 7-under.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Pierre-Paul could have nerve damage from Fourth accident
Earnhardt wins as Dillon crashes at Daytona finish
Dallas Mavericks near deal with PG Lin
Los Angeles Lakers sign G Williams
Lynn, Pham carry St. Louis Cardinals past San Diego Padres