St. Louis, MO (Sports Network) - Jay Haas and Duffy Waldorf each carded a 5- under 66 on Thursday to share the lead after one round of the Senior PGA Championship.
Kiyoshi Murota and PGA Club Professional Sonny Skinner shared third place at 4-under 67 at the Champions Tour's first major of the season.
"Just to be here is very special," said Skinner. "I'm very thankful the PGA of America has the eligibility requirement that they do that allows as many club pros to get into our tournament as they do."
Peter Senior and Chien-Soon Lu sit in a tie for fifth at Bellerive Country Club at 3-under, while 39-time PGA Tour winner Tom Watson is among a large group of players tied for seventh place at minus-2.
Defending champion Roger Chapman finished with a 1-over 72 to sit in a tie for 46th place.
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