Maggert, Parnevik lead; Daly 6 shots back in senior debut
THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) Local favorite Jeff Maggert and Jesper Parnevik shared the Insperity Invitational lead at 7 under Saturday, leaving John Daly six strokes back in his PGA Tour Champions debut.
Maggert birdied the par-4 18th for a 3-under 69, and playing partner Parnevik had a bogey on the par-4 17th in a 68 at The Woodlands Country Club.
Daly followed his opening 70 with a 73 to drop into a tie for 21st at 1 under. The two-time major champion made four straight bogeys in the middle of the round and rebounded with birdies on 15 and 18. He turned 50 on April 28.
Maggert had four birdies and a bogey. The Woodlands resident and former Texas A&M player led the tour with four victories last year, including major wins at the U.S. Senior Open and Regions Tradition. He won three times on the PGA Tour.
Parnevik eagled the par-5 13th and had four birdies and two bogeys. The 51-year-old Swede is winless on the 50-and-over tour. He won five times on the PGA Tour.
First-round leader Mike Goodes was 6 under after a 72.