Posted April 14, 2012 on AP on Fox
Michael Allen shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday to take a five-stroke lead after the second round of the Champions Tour's Encompass Insurance Pro-Am. Allen played the front nine in even par, then birdied the par-3 11th and made a 40-foot eagle putt on the par-5 12th. He finished with a birdie on the par-4 18th to reach 9 under at TPC Tampa Bay. Allen won the 2009 Senior PGA Championship for his lone victory on the 50-and-over tour. Bernhard Langer, Sandy Lyle, Corey Pavin and Olin Browne were tied for second. Langer and Pavin shot 71, Lyle had a 69, and Brown a 66. First-round leader Bruce Fleisher struggled, shooting a 78 and to finishing at 1 over. The 63-year-old Fleisher shot a 65 on Friday. Tom Watson dropped out because of an injured right hand. He shot a 77 on Friday.
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Fleisher leads Encompass Insurance Pro-Am

Bruce Fleisher shot a 6-under 65 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Michael Allen and Chien Soon Lu after the first round of the Champions Tour's Encompass Insurance Pro-Am. The 63-year old Fleisher, making his third start of the year, had seven birdies and a bogey. He won the event in 2000 and 2003. Fleisher, playing a limited schedule of 10 or 11 events, tied for 45th...
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