Legends Final Day Features Two Different Races

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Bruce Fleisher talks to his Caddy prior to teeing off at Buffalo Ridge in Round Two of the Legends of Golf Tournament. Fleisher and teammate Larry Nelso lead the Legends Division by four shots entering the Final Round. (Photo by Scott McCaulley)


by Scott McCaulley


RIDGEDALE, Mo. – While the Champions Division is tight, one team has pulled away in the Legends Division entering the final day of the Big Cedar Lodge Legends of Golf Tournament.

After posting the best score in the Champions Division at Top of the Rock on Friday, Sandy Lyle and Ian Woosman turn it on at Buffalo Ridge on Saturday birding five of the final six holes to pull ahead by two shots. Two teams are tied for second place and four more teams are tied for fourth place just three shots back.

Meanwhile in the Legends Division, a strong day by Bruce Fleisher and Larry Nelson has them four shots of Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player as well as the team of Butch Baird and Al Geberger. Fleisher/Nelson used a good day at Buffalo Ridge to surge ahead shooting a 66.

The leaders going into the final day courtesy of the PGA Champions Tour. The Legends will play nine holes, the Champions 18 at Top of the Rock to complete the tournament on Sunday.

Second-Round Leaderboard (Champions):
Sandy Lyle/Ian Woosnam (BR)            47-64–111 (-13)
John Cook/Joey Sindelar (TR)              60-53–113 (-11)
Corey Pavin/Duffy Waldorf (TR)            62-51–113 (-11)
Billy Andrade/Joe Durant (TR)              63-51–114 (-10)
Mark Brooks/John Huston (TR)            61-53–114 (-10)
Dan Forsman/Mike Reid (BR)                49-65–114 (-10)
Tom Lehman/Jeff Sluman (TR)            65-49–114 (-10)
Second-Round Leaderboard (Legends):
Bruce Fleisher/Larry Nelson (BR)          47-66–113 (-11)
Butch Baird/Al Geiberger (TR)               68-49–117 (-7)
Jack Nicklaus/Gary Player (BR)            51-66–117 (-7)
Jim Colbert/Jim Thorpe (TR)                  67-52–119 (-5)
John Bland/Graham Marsh (TR)            66-53–119 (-5)


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