Allen/Daly Take Legends Lead

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John Daly walks from the 2nd Tee to the Green during Friday’s Second Round of the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf Tournament at Top of the Rock. (Photo by Scott McCaulley)

by: Scott McCaulley

Michael Allen and John Daly got their game revved up Friday as they shoot an 8 Under Par 46 at Top of the Rock Friday to surge into the lead at the midway point of the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf Tournament presented by Big Cedar Lodge.

After getting three Birdies during the first nine holes of Alternate Shot, Allen and Daly birdie five of the nine holes during their second trip around Top of the Rock in Best Ball Format to shoot the low round of the day and earn a one shot lead at 13 Under Par.

Three teams are tied for second place including Defending Champions Carlos Franco and Vijay Singh, who played at the 13 hole Mountain Top Course and carded 7 Under 32 while the other two teams, Paul Broadhurst and Kirk Triplett along with Tom Lehman and Bernard Langer shot 6 Under Par for the day at Top of the Rock.

First Round Leaders Jeff Maggert and Jesper Parnavik shot 2 Under Par at Top of the Rock Friday and are tied for eighth place.

Among the other highlights of Friday’s Second Round was the Tournament’s First Hole In One which Jay Haas carded on the 131 Par 3 7th Hole on the Mountain Top Course.

Third Round Play will begin Saturday at 12:00 Noon once again at Top of the Rock and at Mountain Top with the Sunday Final Round scheduled for Top of the Rock.