This week: Nationwide Tour Championship, Thursday through Sunday, TPC Craig Ranch, McKinney, Texas.
Second-round score: 1-over-par 72.
Position: Putnam (1-over 143) is tied for 45th, 12 strokes behind co-leaders Garrett Osborn and Darron Stiles (131).
Recap: The Tacoma native will need a mini-miracle
to get back in contention for the top two spots, and earn his PGA Tour
card next season. On Friday, he did not come close to matching the
effort of fellow in-state product Alex Prugh (67), with whom he was
Tee time Saturday: 6:19 a.m.. PST off the first tee with Garth Mulroy and Webb Simpson.