Posted October 13, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Fred Funk took a one-stroke lead over Larry Mize in the Greater Hickory Classic on Saturday, shooting his second straight bogey-free 6-under 66. Funk has gone 42 holes without a bogey since the 13th hole on Sunday in the final round of the SAS Championship in Cary. He birdied the final two holes on Rock Barn Golf and Spa's Jones Course. Funk won at The Woodlands in Texas in May for his seventh Champions Tour title. Mize had a 67. Defending champion Mark Wiebe, Chip Beck and Duffy Waldorf were four strokes back at 8 under. Beck and Waldorf shot 67, and Wiebe had a 69. First-round leader Dan Forsman, struggling with back problems, was 7 under after a 72.
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Fred Funk took a one-stroke lead over Larry Mize in the Greater Hickory Classic on Saturday, shooting his second straight bogey-free 6-under 66. ''I really jump-started my round with a save on No. 2,'' Funk said. ''I drove it into the bunker and had to wedge it out for par. Then I made a 30-footer (putt) on the next hole (for birdie), and that got me going...
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