Funk leads Mize by 1 in North Carolina

3:51 PM, Oct 13, 2012   |    comments
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Conover, NC (Sports Network) - Fred Funk fired his second straight 6-under 66 on Saturday to grab a 1-shot lead after two rounds of the Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn Golf & Spa.

Funk finished 36 holes at 12-under-par 132. He will go for his second win of the year, and eighth of his Champions Tour career on Sunday. In May, Funk beat Tom Lehman by one at the Insperity Championship.

Former Masters champion Larry Mize carded a 5-under 67. He is alone in second place at minus-11.

Defending champion Mark Wiebe shot 3-under 69 to move into a share of third place at 8-under-par 136. He was joined there by Chip Beck and Duffy Waldorf, who both carded 67s in round two.

First-round leader Dan Forsman managed an even-par 72 and fell into a tie for sixth at minus-7.


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