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Athens, GA (Sports Network) - Russell Knox tied the best round of the day with a 5-under 66 on Friday to grab a share of the lead at the Stadion Classic at UGA.

Knox was joined at 7-under-par 135 by Michael Putnam, who birdied his final hole to close out a 3-under 68 during his second round at University of Georgia Country Club.

First-round co-leader Brendon Todd (70) is among four players tied for third place at 6-under. He is joined by Matt Bettencourt (67), Tim Wilkinson (69) and Daniel Chopra (68).

Joe Durant (66) and Bhavik Patel (69) share seventh at minus-5.

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