Fred Funk Leads Regions Tradition After 36 Holes

Fred Funk fired a 7-under 65 in the second round of the Regions Tradition at Greystone to grab the 36-hole lead at the season’s first major of the Champions Tour.

Funk is at 12-under 132, one stroke up on Scott Parel, who posted a 6-under 66 to get to 11-under.

First round co-leader, Scott McCarron, is alone in third at 9-under, following a 2-under-par 70.

Four players are four shots back, and tied for fourth at 8-under. The four include Kenny Perry, Jeff Sluman, Kevin Sutherland, and Miguel Jiminez.

Defending champion Bernhard Langer posted another 3-under 69 and is tied for 10th at 6-under.

Fan favorite John Daly, fresh off a win at the Insperity, posted a second-consecutive 1-under 71 and is at 2-under for the tournament.

With forecasts calling for bad weather, Saturday’s third round will have a two-tee start.


Shot of the Day

David Toms chips in for birdie on the 10th hole. (Make sure you copy that motion, “you folks at home.”)


Putt of the Day

Bernhard Langer with a long bomb birdie putt on No. 7.


Quotable

“The irony is Scott [Parel] and I have become really good buddies and I’ve never played with him yet. I was just thinking, ‘Boy, it would be nice to play with him in the last round, last group.’ I’ve got him, so that works out really good. I think combined we’re not 6 foot (tall), but that’s OK.”
Fred Funk, 36-Hole Leader, Regions Tradition, commenting being paired with Scott Parel.

Full Leaderboard

Through 36 Holes

POSPLAYERTO PARR1R2
1Fred Funk-126765
2Scott Parel-116766
3Scott McCarron-96570
T4Jeff Sluman-86571
T4Kenny Perry-86670
T4Kevin Sutherland-86868
T4Miguel Jimenez-86571
T8Rod Spittle-76968
T8Tom Lehman-76968
T10Marco Dawson-66771
T10Lee Janzen-66573
T10Duffy Waldorf-66969
T10Joey Sindelar-66969
T10Bernhard Langer-66969
T10Glen Day-67068
T10Colin Montgomerie-66969
T17Scott Dunlap-57069
T17Wes Short, Jr.-56970
T17Gene Sauers-57168
T17Scott Verplank-57069
T21Brian Henninger-47169
T21Tom Byrum-47367
T21Billy Mayfair-47169
T21Jerry Smith-47466
T21David Toms-47070
T21David Frost-46773
T27Larry Mize-37170
T27Bob Tway-37269
T27Brandt Jobe-36972
T27Carlos Franco-37269
T27Jay Haas-36972
T32Jay Don Blake-26874
T32Jose Maria Olazabal-26973
T32Todd Hamilton-26973
T32Bart Bryant-26973
T32Russ Cochran-27171
T32John Daly-27171
T32Stephen Ames-27072
T32Steve Stricker-27171
T40Michael Allen-17073
T40Tommy Armour III-16776
T40Esteban Toledo-17172
T40Doug Garwood-17172
T44Jerry PateE7074
T44Paul BroadhurstE7173
T44Sandy LyleE7569
T44Brad FaxonE7173
T48Jesper Parnevik16976
T48Rocco Mediate17570
T48Jeff Maggert17273
T48Ian Woosnam17174
T48Woody Austin17570
T53Corey Pavin27373
T53Loren Roberts27571
T53Willie Wood27472
T53Mike Goodes27472
T53Jim Carter27670
T53Paul Goydos27373
T59Olin Browne37671
T59Mark O'Meara37374
61Mark Brooks47672
T62Mark Calcavecchia57376
T62Roger Chapman56980
T62Gary Hallberg57772
T62Vijay Singh57178
T66Steve Pate67476
T66Kohki Idoki67377
T66Kirk Triplett67278
T66Tom Pernice, Jr.67872
T70Tom Jenkins77972
T70Tom Kite77774
T70Bob Gilder77774
73Joe Durant87577
74Larry Nelson97479
T75Brad Bryant108173
T75Joe Daley107975
77Tom Purtzer118174
78Steve Lowery127977
-John HustonWD8017

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