Durant shoots 64, leads Mayakoba

BY foxsports • February 19, 2010

Joe Durant birdied five of the final eight holes for a 7-under 64 and a one-stroke lead Thursday in the PGA Tour's Mayakoba Golf Classic.

Durant, 45, a four-time tour winner, played the front nine in 2-under, then birdied Nos. 11 through 13 and 16 and 17 for a back-nine 30 on the Mayakoba Resort's Greg Norman-designed El Camaleon course.

Cameron Beckman, Briny Baird, Jarrod Lyle and J.P. Hayes opened with 65s, and Tom Pernice Jr., Jason Gore, Jeff Maggert and Thomas Levet shot 66s. John Daly had a 68, and defending champion Mark Wilson shot a 71.

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