PGA Tour Champions

American Family Insurance Championship 2018

June 22-24

University Ridge Golf Course, Wisconsin

$2,000,000

June 22-24

University Ridge Golf Course, Wisconsin

$2,000,000

Round 2

Stricker slips back as Toledo takes lead

June 23, 2018

Wearing a green shirt in a nod to Mexico's soccer team, Esteban Toledo birdied four of the last six holes Saturday for a 6-under 66 and the lead in the American Family Insurance Championship.

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Five strokes behind tournament host Steve Stricker after an opening 69 in rain Friday at University Ridge, the 55-year-old Mexican player had six birdies in a bogey-free round to reach 9-under 135.

''I wear this shirt three days ago and I wash it myself last night so I can wear green today,'' Toledo said. ''It worked. I wish I can wear this tomorrow, but tomorrow I'm coming in black and white.''

In Russia on Saturday in the World Cup, Mexico beat South Korea 2-1 to improve to 2-0 and close in on a spot in the round of 16. Toledo won the last of his four PGA Tour Champions titles in 2016.

''Made a lot of putts, got up-and-down a few times, hit the ball in the fairway pretty much all day long,'' Toledo said. ''When I looked at the leaderboard on the last hole, I didn't know I was tied for first. I was shocked a little bit. But you know what, it's a lot of guys right next to it, so we'll see what happens tomorrow.''

Defending champion Fred Couples (67), David Toms (66), Kent Jones (67) and Billy Mayfair (68) were a stroke back.

''I'm surprised that someone isn't 11 or 12 under, but the greens picked up a lot of pace today,'' Couples said. ''I think maybe the scoring was a little easier yesterday because we got to clean the ball in the fairways, but it's not easy out there.''

Bernhard Langer (69) was 8 under with Madison player Jerry Kelly (69), Scott McCarron (67), Mark Calcavecchia (68), Paul Goydos (68), Joey Sindelar (68), Glen Day (69) and Brad Bryant (72).

''The conditions haven't been that easy,'' Kelly said. ''The pins are in some spots where you can't spin it and you have to hit them firm out of these kind of soft fairways, otherwise you could chunk it. It's not that easy even though the course is gettable. There's just a few things going on out there to keep the scoring from going too low like it normally does.''

Stricker followed his opening 64 with a 74, ending his Champions under-par streak at 30 rounds - the fourth-longest streak in tour history.

''It just was one of those days where I didn't have a lot of energy,'' Stricker said. ''Nothing - hit very few good shots, really. The couple that I did hit well, I was in bad spots, and a couple bad shots even got worse.''

He had three bogeys and a birdie - on the final hole.

''That was a big birdie in my mind,'' Stricker said. ''It kept me a little bit closer. No one ran away with this thing today and three shots back, a lot of guys in between me and the lead. It was a good putt to make and finally get a birdie. That was my only one today.''

Stricker won in Arizona and Mississippi in consecutive starts in May for his first senior victories. The 12-time PGA Tour winner played the big tour the last two weeks, tying for 18th in Memphis and tying for 20th in the U.S. Open.

John Daly matched Stricker at 6 under with a 70.

In a nine-hole celebrity foursome match, Brett Favre and Andy North beat Derek Jeter and Lee Trevino, 4 under to 3-under.

''It's good to be back,'' Trevino said. ''I don't play much anymore. I'll turn 79 in December. I'm still as active as ever. A month ago I got flipped off my mower so I landed in the driveway and busted an arm and a wrist.''

Pos.
Player
To Par
R1
R2
Total
1
Esteban ToledoE. Toledo
-9
69
66
135
T2
David TomsD. Toms
-8
70
66
136
T2
Kent JonesK. Jones
-8
69
67
136
T2
Fred CouplesF. Couples
-8
69
67
136
T2
Billy MayfairB. Mayfair
-8
68
68
136
T6
Scott McCarronS. McCarron
-7
70
67
137
T6
Mark CalcavecchiaM. Calcavecchia
-7
69
68
137
T6
Paul GoydosP. Goydos
-7
69
68
137
T6
Joey SindelarJ. Sindelar
-7
69
68
137
T6
Bernhard LangerB. Langer
-7
68
69
137
T6
Jerry KellyJ. Kelly
-7
68
69
137
T6
Glen DayG. Day
-7
68
69
137
T6
Brad BryantB. Bryant
-7
65
72
137
T14
Stephen AmesS. Ames
-6
70
68
138
T14
Jay HaasJ. Haas
-6
70
68
138
T14
Duffy WaldorfD. Waldorf
-6
69
69
138
T14
Scott ParelS. Parel
-6
69
69
138
T14
Mike SmallM. Small
-6
68
70
138
T14
John DalyJ. Daly
-6
67
71
138
T14
Steve StrickerS. Stricker
-6
64
74
138
T21
Marco DawsonM. Dawson
-5
70
69
139
T21
Wes Short, Jr.W. Short, Jr.
-5
70
69
139
T21
Billy AndradeB. Andrade
-5
71
68
139
T21
Gibby Gilbert IIIG. Gilbert III
-5
71
68
139
T21
Jeff MaggertJ. Maggert
-5
69
70
139
T21
Doug GarwoodD. Garwood
-5
68
71
139
T21
Jeff SlumanJ. Sluman
-5
68
71
139
T21
Colin MontgomerieC. Montgomerie
-5
67
72
139
T29
Kenny PerryK. Perry
-4
70
70
140
T29
David McKenzieD. McKenzie
-4
70
70
140
T29
Tom Pernice Jr.T. Pernice Jr.
-4
69
71
140
T29
Joe DurantJ. Durant
-4
72
68
140
T29
Todd HamiltonT. Hamilton
-4
69
71
140
T29
Ken TanigawaK. Tanigawa
-4
73
67
140
T29
Rocco MediateR. Mediate
-4
68
72
140
T36
Carlos FrancoC. Franco
-3
70
71
141
T36
Corey PavinC. Pavin
-3
71
70
141
T36
Tom LehmanT. Lehman
-3
69
72
141
T36
John RieggerJ. Riegger
-3
72
69
141
T36
Miguel Angel JiménezM. Jiménez
-3
69
72
141
T36
Davis Love IIID. Love III
-3
72
69
141
T36
Lee JanzenL. Janzen
-3
72
69
141
T36
Jerry SmithJ. Smith
-3
68
73
141
T36
Steve FleschS. Flesch
-3
67
74
141
T45
Woody AustinW. Austin
-2
70
72
142
T45
Scott HochS. Hoch
-2
71
71
142
T45
Vijay SinghV. Singh
-2
71
71
142
T45
Brandt JobeB. Jobe
-2
69
73
142
T45
Russ CochranR. Cochran
-2
76
66
142
T50
Paul BroadhurstP. Broadhurst
-1
70
73
143
T50
Gary HallbergG. Hallberg
-1
70
73
143
T50
Clark DennisC. Dennis
-1
70
73
143
T50
Grant WaiteG. Waite
-1
70
73
143
T50
Skip KendallS. Kendall
-1
73
70
143
T50
Willie WoodW. Wood
-1
74
69
143
T56
Tom ByrumT. Byrum
E
71
73
144
T56
Bart BryantB. Bryant
E
71
73
144
T56
Tim PetrovicT. Petrovic
E
69
75
144
T56
John HustonJ. Huston
E
74
70
144
T56
Dan ForsmanD. Forsman
E
74
70
144
T56
David FrostD. Frost
E
74
70
144
T56
Scott VerplankS. Verplank
E
68
76
144
T63
Mark BrooksM. Brooks
1
72
73
145
T63
Olin BrowneO. Browne
1
73
72
145
T63
Tommy TollesT. Tolles
1
73
72
145
T63
Loren RobertsL. Roberts
1
74
71
145
T63
Mike GoodesM. Goodes
1
75
70
145
T63
Fran QuinnF. Quinn
1
75
70
145
T69
Fred FunkF. Funk
2
72
74
146
T69
Steve PateS. Pate
2
73
73
146
T69
Michael BradleyM. Bradley
2
73
73
146
T69
Tommy Armour IIIT. Armour III
2
73
73
146
T69
Gene SauersG. Sauers
2
74
72
146
74
Clay DeversC. Devers
3
75
72
147
75
Tom KiteT. Kite
5
74
75
149
76
Steve LoweryS. Lowery
7
77
74
151
77
Bob TwayB. Tway
12
74
82
156
WD
Scott DunlapS. Dunlap
--
74
75
149
Pos.
Player
To Par
Total
1
Esteban ToledoE. Toledo
-9
135
T2
David TomsD. Toms
-8
136
T2
Kent JonesK. Jones
-8
136
T2
Fred CouplesF. Couples
-8
136
T2
Billy MayfairB. Mayfair
-8
136
T6
Scott McCarronS. McCarron
-7
137
T6
Mark CalcavecchiaM. Calcavecchia
-7
137
T6
Paul GoydosP. Goydos
-7
137
T6
Joey SindelarJ. Sindelar
-7
137
T6
Bernhard LangerB. Langer
-7
137
T6
Jerry KellyJ. Kelly
-7
137
T6
Glen DayG. Day
-7
137
T6
Brad BryantB. Bryant
-7
137
T14
Stephen AmesS. Ames
-6
138
T14
Jay HaasJ. Haas
-6
138
T14
Duffy WaldorfD. Waldorf
-6
138
T14
Scott ParelS. Parel
-6
138
T14
Mike SmallM. Small
-6
138
T14
John DalyJ. Daly
-6
138
T14
Steve StrickerS. Stricker
-6
138
T21
Marco DawsonM. Dawson
-5
139
T21
Wes Short, Jr.W. Short, Jr.
-5
139
T21
Billy AndradeB. Andrade
-5
139
T21
Gibby Gilbert IIIG. Gilbert III
-5
139
T21
Jeff MaggertJ. Maggert
-5
139
T21
Doug GarwoodD. Garwood
-5
139
T21
Jeff SlumanJ. Sluman
-5
139
T21
Colin MontgomerieC. Montgomerie
-5
139
T29
Kenny PerryK. Perry
-4
140
T29
David McKenzieD. McKenzie
-4
140
T29
Tom Pernice Jr.T. Pernice Jr.
-4
140
T29
Joe DurantJ. Durant
-4
140
T29
Todd HamiltonT. Hamilton
-4
140
T29
Ken TanigawaK. Tanigawa
-4
140
T29
Rocco MediateR. Mediate
-4
140
T36
Carlos FrancoC. Franco
-3
141
T36
Corey PavinC. Pavin
-3
141
T36
Tom LehmanT. Lehman
-3
141
T36
John RieggerJ. Riegger
-3
141
T36
Miguel Angel JiménezM. Jiménez
-3
141
T36
Davis Love IIID. Love III
-3
141
T36
Lee JanzenL. Janzen
-3
141
T36
Jerry SmithJ. Smith
-3
141
T36
Steve FleschS. Flesch
-3
141
T45
Woody AustinW. Austin
-2
142
T45
Scott HochS. Hoch
-2
142
T45
Vijay SinghV. Singh
-2
142
T45
Brandt JobeB. Jobe
-2
142
T45
Russ CochranR. Cochran
-2
142
T50
Paul BroadhurstP. Broadhurst
-1
143
T50
Gary HallbergG. Hallberg
-1
143
T50
Clark DennisC. Dennis
-1
143
T50
Grant WaiteG. Waite
-1
143
T50
Skip KendallS. Kendall
-1
143
T50
Willie WoodW. Wood
-1
143
T56
Tom ByrumT. Byrum
E
144
T56
Bart BryantB. Bryant
E
144
T56
Tim PetrovicT. Petrovic
E
144
T56
John HustonJ. Huston
E
144
T56
Dan ForsmanD. Forsman
E
144
T56
David FrostD. Frost
E
144
T56
Scott VerplankS. Verplank
E
144
T63
Mark BrooksM. Brooks
1
145
T63
Olin BrowneO. Browne
1
145
T63
Tommy TollesT. Tolles
1
145
T63
Loren RobertsL. Roberts
1
145
T63
Mike GoodesM. Goodes
1
145
T63
Fran QuinnF. Quinn
1
145
T69
Fred FunkF. Funk
2
146
T69
Steve PateS. Pate
2
146
T69
Michael BradleyM. Bradley
2
146
T69
Tommy Armour IIIT. Armour III
2
146
T69
Gene SauersG. Sauers
2
146
74
Clay DeversC. Devers
3
147
75
Tom KiteT. Kite
5
149
76
Steve LoweryS. Lowery
7
151
77
Bob TwayB. Tway
12
156
WD
Scott DunlapS. Dunlap
--
149