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Scott Langley takes Travelers Championship lead, following opening 64 with 65

  • Scott Langley watches his approach shot on the ninth hole during the second round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament in Cromwell, Conn., Friday, June 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Scott Langley watches his approach shot on the ninth hole during the second round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament in Cromwell, Conn., Friday, June 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)  (The Associated Press)

  • Scott Langley waves to the crowd on the eighth green during the second round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament in Cromwell, Conn., Friday, June 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Scott Langley waves to the crowd on the eighth green during the second round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament in Cromwell, Conn., Friday, June 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)  (The Associated Press)

Scott Langley took the second-round lead in the Travelers Championship on Friday, following his opening 64 with a 65 to reach 11 under 129.

Winless in two seasons on the PGA Tour, the 25-year-old Langley had eight birdies, a double bogey and a bogey in the second round at TPC River Highlands.

Michael Putnam, Harris English and K.J. Choi were a stroke back. Putnam shot 63, the best round of the day. English had a 64, and Choi shot 65.

Patrick Rodgers, the former Stanford star making his pro debut, was 5 under after a 69. Cameron Wilson, Rodgers' college teammate who also was making his pro debut, missed the cut with rounds of 73 and 75.

Defending champion Ken Duke was 3 under after a 72.