Jean-Francois Remesy takes Champions lead in Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. (AP) Jean-Francois Remesy had two eagles and finished with an 8-under 64 on Saturday to take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' inaugural American Family Insurance Championship.
The last alternate to get into the field after losing a playoff in a Monday qualifier, the 52-year-old Frenchman holed out for eagle from the fairway on the par-4 first and also eagled the par-5 11th. He had four birdies in the bogey-free round to reach 13-under 131 at University Ridge.
Gene Sauers and Bart Bryant were a stroke back. Sauers, tied for the first-round lead with Estaban Toledo after a 63, shot a 69. Sauers is in contention two weeks after withdrawing from the Constellation Senior Players Championship because of a bulging disk.
Bryant birdied the final hole for a 66.
Large crowds again followed the players in the event that hometown PGA Tour player Steve Stricker helped launch and hosts. He turns 50 in February and will be eligible to play next year.