Bradley, Steele lead Franklin Templeton Shootout

PGA Champion Keegan Bradley and Brendan Steele under 62 on Saturday to take the second-round lead of the Franklin Templeton Shootout.

Bradley and Steele, first-round co-leaders, finished at 19-under 125 and are shot clear at the Gold Course at Tiburon Golf Club.

Bradley and Steele shared Friday's lead with the Champions Tour pair of Mark Calcavecchia and Nick Price. Those two teams will be in Sunday's final group again. Calcavecchia and Price overcame a bad start with a nine-under 63 and are second at minus-18.

Bradley and Steele, both rookies, combined for three wins on the PGA Tour this year. Bradley's biggest victory came at the PGA Championship, where Steele was the third-round leader.

Calcavecchia and Price both won on the Champions Tour this season. They've combined for two British Open titles and had fun playing with their much younger peers on Saturday.

"It's enjoyable playing with those two kids," Calcavecchia said in a televised interview. "I've always enjoyed coming to play. This is fun. We're in the last group tomorrow."

Rory Sabbatini and Jhonattan Vegas fired Saturday's lowest round, a 12-under 60, and are third at minus-17.

Saturday's format was better ball. Sunday's scramble is a format that always yields low scores.

"We'll have Steeley (Steele) hit his drive down the middle and I'll swing as hard as I can," Bradley said on TV.

Bradley and Steele caught fire right before the turn with three straight birdies from the eighth. Bradley birdied 13 and 14 to get the team to 17-under par.

Steele made a nice par save at the 15th, then Bradley drained an eight-footer for birdie at 16. Steele two-putted the par-five 17th for his side's final birdie.

"It was a lot of fun," Bradley said.

Jerry Kelly and Steve Stricker paired for a seven-under 65 and are tied for fifth with Kenny Perry and Scott Stallings (62) at 15-under 129.

Charles Howell III and Justin Leonard (62), Anthony Kim and Webb Simpson (63) and Sean O'Hair and Jason Dufner (64) are tied for seventh at 14-under par.

Tournament host Greg Norman and his partner Scott McCarron shot a 10-under 62 and share 10th with Chad Campbell and Chris DiMarco, who managed a nine-under 63. The two teams came in at minus-13.

Stewart Cink and Bo Van Pelt carded a 10-under 62 and are last at 12-under par.

NOTES: Ian Poulter and Dustin Johnson won last year, but neither are in the field this week...Stricker and Kelly captured the title in 2009.