Tolliver takes commanding lead at Tahoe


STATELINE, Nev. – Former NFL quarterback Billy Joe Tolliver has played a record round to take command of the American Century Championship.

He made an eagle and six birdies en route to a 6-under 66 and a record 33 points Saturday in the modified Stableford scoring format.

Tolliver has 58 points after two rounds at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course to take a record 11-point lead into Sunday’s final round of the 54-hole tournament for past and present sports and entertainment stars.

First-round co-leader Jack Wagner was in second place, four-time winner Dan Quinn was another point back at 46 and Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway was fourth with 45.

Tolliver is seeking his third championship in the tournament’s 21-year history.