PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico – Michael Putnam birdied five of the first eight holes and finished with a 7-under 64 on Friday to take the lead in the PGA Tour's OHL Classic.
Putnam had a 12-under 130 total, playing the first 36 holes without a bogey on Mayakoba's El Camaleon course. He won the Web.com Tour's 2013 Mexico Championship.
Shawn Stefani and Jason Bohn were a stroke back. They each shot 65.
Ken Duke was 10 under after a 63, the best round of the day.
David Hearn, Nicholas Thompson, Will MacKenzie and Alex Cejka were 9 under. Hearn and Thompson shot 65, Cejka had a 67, and MacKenzie a 68.
Fred Funk, the oldest player in the field at 58, was 8 under after a 65. He won the 2007 event at 50 years, 8 months, 12 days to become the fifth-oldest PGA Tour winner.