Fred Funk Maintains Lead at Regions Tradition Through 54 Holes

Fred Funk posted a 2-under 70 to maintain his lead at the Regions Tradition through 54 holes.

Funk, who is seeking his fourth Champions Tour major, stands at 14-under, one shot up on third round playing partner Scott Parel.

 
First round co-leader Scott McCarron (69), and defending champion, Bernhard Langer (66), are two shots back at 12-under.

David Toms (66), Tom Lehman (69), and Jeff Sluman (70) are tied for fifth at 10-under.

Funk, 60, will once again be paired with Parel, as he seeks to win his first Champions Tour event since 2012.

Meanwhile, Langer, with a win on Sunday, would tie Jack Nicklaus’ record of eight major titles on the senior circuit.


Shot of the Day

Glen Day holes out for eagle on the 18th. What a way to finish!


Putt of the Day


Quotable

“I’m used to Bernhard being on the top. I’ve got to go out and I’ve got to take care of my business and wherever it ends up, it ends up. I can’t worry about it. If I worry about it, I won’t play well.”
Fred Funk, 54 hole leader, on Bernhard Langer’s surge.


Leaderboard

Through 54 holes

POSPLAYERTO PAR
1Fred Funk-14
2Scott Parel-13
T3Bernhard Langer-12
T3Scott McCarron-12
T5David Toms-10
T5Tom Lehman-10
T5Jeff Sluman-10
T8Billy Mayfair-9
T8Glen Day-9
T10Wes Short, Jr.-8
T10Marco Dawson-8
T10Lee Janzen-8
T10Kevin Sutherland-8
T14Brian Henninger-7
T14Gene Sauers-7
T14Colin Montgomerie-7
T14Scott Dunlap-7
T14Duffy Waldorf-7
T14Kenny Perry-7
T20Tom Byrum-6
T20Jerry Smith-6
T20Rod Spittle-6
T20Miguel Jimenez-6
T24Jay Don Blake-5
T24Brandt Jobe-5
T24Carlos Franco-5
T24Joey Sindelar-5
T28Steve Stricker-4
T28Jose Maria Olazabal-4
T30Stephen Ames-3
T30Bart Bryant-3
T30Bob Tway-3
T30Jim Carter-3
T34Esteban Toledo-2
T34David Frost-2
T34Larry Mize-2
T34Loren Roberts-2
T38Todd Hamilton-1
T38Russ Cochran-1
T38Doug Garwood-1
T38Jay Haas-1
T38Jesper Parnevik-1
T38Scott Verplank-1
T44Paul BroadhurstE
T44Brad FaxonE
T44Olin BrowneE
T47Rocco Mediate1
T47Mike Goodes1
T47Mark O'Meara1
T50John Daly2
T50Tommy Armour III2
T50Jeff Maggert2
T50Woody Austin2
T50Willie Wood2
T50Mark Brooks2
T56Michael Allen3
T56Ian Woosnam3
T58Jerry Pate4
T58Sandy Lyle4
T58Gary Hallberg4
61Paul Goydos5
T62Corey Pavin6
T62Kohki Idoki6
T64Roger Chapman8
T64Steve Pate8
T64Larry Nelson8
T67Vijay Singh9
T67Bob Gilder9
T67Tom Kite9
T70Kirk Triplett10
T70Joe Daley10
T72Tom Jenkins11
T72Joe Durant11
74Tom Pernice, Jr.12
75Steve Lowery13
76Tom Purtzer15
77Brad Bryant17
-John HustonWD
-Mark CalcavecchiaWD

Jeff Smith

Jeff is a Producer for Pro Golf Weekly. He is producing a digital documentary on the 2016-17 PGA Tour season.



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