LA QUINTA, Calif. -- Will Claxton shot a 2-under 70 in windy conditions Thursday to take a one-stroke lead over Matt Jones and Harris English after the second round of the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament.
The top 25 in the six-round event at PGA West will earn 2012 PGA Tour cards.
Claxton had a 10-under total.
Claxton and Jones played the TPC Stadium Course, while English was at the Nicklaus Tournament Course.
Billy Hurley III was 8 under after a 71 on the Nicklaus course.
David Duval was tied for 81st at even par after a 72 on the Nicklaus course.