Bill Glasson shot a 3-under 69 to take a two-stroke lead over Russ Cochran after the second round on Friday of the Regions Tradition, the second Champions Tour major of the year.
Glasson had a 9-under 135 total at Shoal Creek, and has made only one bogey - Friday on No. 16 - in the first 36 holes. Cochran had a 68.
Defending champion Tom Lehman was three strokes back along with Fred Funk, Brad Bryant and Jeff Sluman. Lehman and Bryant shot 69, Funk had a 71, and Sluman a 68.
Dan Forsman, tied for the first-round lead with Glasson, had a 73 to drop four shots back.
Glasson is seeking his first victory since winning the 1997 Las Vegas Invitational for the last of his seven U.S. PGA Tour titles.