SONOMA, Calif., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Andy Bean vaulted into the lead Friday at the midway point of the Charles Schwab Cup Championship in Sonoma, Calif., the final Champions Tour event of the year.
Bean shot a 6-under 66 at the Sonoma Golf Club for a 36-hole total of 134. He had a one-shot lead over first-round co-leader Nick Price, who shot a 69 as he searches for his first Champions Tour victory.
A 64 by Tom Jenkins, the best round of the tournament, lifted him into a tie for third place with Scott Hoch and Gene Jones at 136.
Jay Haas, who came into the tournament with a 12-point lead over Fred Funk in the race for the Charles Schwab Cup and its $1 million annuity, shot a 69 and was in a large group tied for ninth at 138. Funk was in 28th place in the 29-man field.
Bean birdied the first two holes on both the front and back nine. He is a two-time winner on the Champions Tour.
David Eger, who shared the first-round lead with Price, shot a 71 Friday and was tied for sixth with Loren Roberts and Brad Bryant at 137.