SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. — Corridor of Fame pitcher John Smoltz eagled the par-5 18th gap Saturday to take a two-point lead over Vinny Del Negro into the ultimate spherical of the American Century Championship.
Smoltz had a 26-point spherical at Edgewood Tahoe within the modified Stableford scoring occasion for a two-day complete of 51. Del Negro, a former NBA participant and coach, additionally scored 26 factors. In conventional scoring, Smoltz and Del Negro every shot 2-under 70.
Two-time winner Jack Wagner was third at 47 after a 23-point day. Former LPGA Tour star Annika Sorenstam was level again of Wagner.
Mike Modano, tied with Smoltz for the first-round lead after an albatross on 18, had a seven-point second spherical to drop right into a tie for twelfth at 32 factors.
Charles Barkley was tied for 77th within the 88-player discipline at minus-21. Al Michaels was final at minus-59.