Purtzer, Bryant team up for 1st-round Legends lead

Brad Bryant is in a three-way tie for the lead at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic. (File photo)
Brad Bryant is in a three-way tie for the lead at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic. (File photo) ( Associated Press )

Friday, April 20, 2012

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Brad Bryant and Tom Purtzer teamed up for a 12-under 60 to take the first round lead at the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf championship Friday.

The round was one shot off the course record set in 2008 by Tom Watson and Andy North at best-ball event at The Club at Savannah Harbor.

Michael Allen and David Frost, Kenny Perry and Russ Cochran, Jeff Sluman and Brad Faxon, Bruce Fleisher and Tom Jenkins all were two strokes back at 62.

Fred Couples teamed with Jay Haas for a 9-under 63.