Senior grabs lead at Allianz Championship


Champions Tour

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Peter Senior shot a 67 to take a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the Allianz Championship on Saturday.

Senior was at 11-under 133 after a blustery day in South Florida at the Champions Tour event.

He trailed Rod Spittle for most of the day, but birdied the par-5 18th to grab the lead. Spittle bogeyed the 18th to finish with a 67 and a total of 10-under 134.

Tom Lehman was another stroke back after shooting a 69.

Hale Irwin (68) was tied with Russ Cochran (67) for fourth place at 8-under through two rounds.

Jay Don Blake, Friday’s leader at 8-under, dropped back to 7-under and tied in seventh place after two rounds.

Defending champion Bernhard Langer shot a 72 on Saturday and was seven strokes back.