Kirk Triplett reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 17th green during the second round of the Encompass Championship golf tournament in Glenview, Ill., Saturday, June 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Nam Y. Huh
June 21, 2014

GLENVIEW, Ill. (AP) Tom Lehman opened a three-stroke lead Saturday in the Champions Tour's Encompass Championship, shooting a bogey-free 6-under 66 before play was suspended because of a thunderstrom.

Lehman had a 13-under 131 total at North Shore Country Club, playing the first 36 holes without a bogey. The 55-year-old Minnesotan won the last of his seven senior titles in 2012.

Thirty-one players were unable to finish the round because of rain.

Kirk Triplett, John Inman, Roger Chapman and Bart Bryant were 10 under. Triplett and Inman shot 67, Champman had a 68, and Bryant had two holes left when play was washed out for the day.

Michael Allen was four strokes back at 9 under, also with two holes left.

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