Langer shoots 62 to take 4-stroke lead in Chubb Classic
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) Bernhard Langer shot a 10-under 62 on Friday to take a four-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions' Chubb Classic at TwinEagles.
Langer made 11 birdies, including five straight birdies from Nos. 3-7 and Nos. 14-18. Using a long putter, he made a 35-footer on No. 9 and a 40-footer on No. 17.
The 58-year-old German star went on to win in 2013 after also opening with a 62. In the past seven years in Naples, Langer has two victories, two seconds, a tie for third and a tie for fourth. He was in contention last year before withdrawing to attend to a family matter.
Jay Haas was second. Jeff Maggert was third at 67, and Fred Couples was at 68 along with
Kenny Perry Kevin Sutherland, Steve Lowery, Scott Hoch and Michael Allen.