Perry and O'Hair claim lead at Shootout

Last updated 12:34 09/12/2012

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Kenny Perry and Sean O'Hair took a two-stroke lead in the Franklin Templeton Shootout by birdieing the final six holes in better-ball play for an 11-under 61 today.

Perry and O'Hair were 19 under overall, two strokes ahead of first-round leaders Davis Love III and Brandt Snedeker at Tiburon Golf Club. Love and Snedeker had a 65.

Jason Dufner and Vijay Singh, Stewart Cink and Carl Pettersson, and Charles Howell III and Rory Sabbatini were tied for third at 15 under in the round delayed by heavy rain and wind for 1 hour, 50 minutes.

Defending champions Keegan Bradley and Brendan Steele shot a 64 to get to 13 under.

The 12 two-man teams will play a scramble on Sunday. The winners will split $750,000.

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