Haas Leads after Day One of Senior PGA ChampionshipST. LOUIS (AP) - Jay Haas and Duffy Waldorf shared the first-round lead yesterday in the Senior PGA Championship, shooting 5-under 66 in breezy, cool conditions at Bellerive Country Club.
The 59-year-old Haas, the winner of the major championship in 2006 and 2008, had a bogey-free round. The 50-year-old Waldorf had six birdies and one bogey.
Haas has 16 Champions Tour victories after winning nine times on the PGA Tour. Waldorf is winless in 11 career starts on the 50-and-over tour after winning four times on the PGA Tour.
Sonny Skinner, the PGA head professional at River Pointe Golf Club in Albany, Ga., was a stroke back along with Japan's Kiyoshi Murota.
Defending champion Roger Chapman opened with a 72. Peter Jacobsen, the 2004 U.S. Senior Open winner at Bellerive, had a 75.
See other LocalSports news:TUESDAY SPORTS SCHEDULE - APRIL 28, 2015
Salem Girls Track Finishes Sixth at Marion Invitational
Minnesota Wild Advance with 4-1 Win Over Blues
Lind homers, Brewers beat Cardinals 6-3
Russell's Bases-Loaded Double Leads Cubs Over Reds 5-2