Mark Calcavecchia was on the PGA Tour before Zurich Classic first-round leader Kyle Reifers was born.
They both put themselves in some tough spots during yesterday's second round, and the seasoned pro handled it better than the Tour rookie.
"It's a miracle I don't have any bogeys yet, considering the places I hit it today," Calcavecchia said after his 3-under-par 69 vaulted him from second to the top of the leaderboard in Avondale, La.
The 47-year-old former British Open champ stood at 9 under, one shot ahead of Lucas Glover (69) and Nick Watney (67).
"I shot the lowest score humanly possible today, considering the places I was," said Calcavecchia. "It kind of reminded me of Tiger Woods, who seems to make every 10-foot par putt he looks at when he needs to."
Reifers, who shot a course-record 64 Thursday, repeatedly pulled shots left off the tee, costing him his first two bogeys of the tournament as he failed to consolidate the two-shot lead he had when the day began. He finished with a 73, leaving him tied for fourth at 7 under with Charley Hoffman (69). "I just couldn't buy one. I felt like I was hitting good putts and they just didn't drop," Reifers said.
Champions -- Mark James had an eagle and shot a 5-under 67 for the first-round lead in chilly, windy conditions at the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf in Savannah, Ga.
James had bogeys at Nos. 16 and 17 that left him clinging to a one-shot lead over defending champion Jay Haas, Tom Kite, and Tom Purtzer.
European/Asian -- Raphael Jacquelin shot a 3-under 69 (9-under 135) for a three-stroke lead over Lee Sung after the second round of the Asian Open in Shanghai.