Originally written on Fox Sports Houston  |  Last updated 5/5/12

PALM HARBOR, FL - MARCH 21: Tom Lehman watches his shot on the 4th hole during the third round of the Transitions Championship at the Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club on March 21, 2009 in Palm Harbor, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) -- Fred Funk's game is rounding into form just in time for the thick of the Champions Tour season. He wouldn't mind kick-starting his summer with a victory in early May, either. Funk shot a 3-under 69 in sweltering heat Saturday for a share of the second-round lead with Tom Lehman in the Insperity Championship. "I'm playing really good. I'm really pleased with where I am," Funk said. "I'm doing all the stuff I need to do. I'm really excited about where I am, regardless of what happens (Sunday), with all the big stuff coming up." Lehman followed his opening 65 with a 70 to match Funk at 9-under 135 on The Tournament Course at The Woodlands. Funk is seeking his first Champions Tour win since the 2010 Tradition and he can tack on a unique distinction along with it. Funk won the 1992 Houston Open on this course, and he can become the first player to win a regular tour event and a Champions Tour title at the same place since Tom Watson won the 1980 British ...
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