Morgan leads US Senior PGA

Updated: 25 February 2007 10:34 IST

Gil Morgan shot a five-under-par 66 to take a one-shot lead over Peter Jacobsen after the first round of the US Senior PGA Championship.

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Gil Morgan shot a five-under-par 66 to take a one-shot lead over Peter Jacobsen after the first round of the US Senior PGA Championship. The 59-year-old, whose home is within walking distance of the Oak Tree clubhouse, had six birdies on the 7,107-yard layout. It was the first full round he had played on his home course since October and his best competitive round there ever. Jacobsen, who started on No 10, used consecutive birdies on No 5, 6 and 7 to move into second place. Tied at three-under 68 were 2001 US Senior PGA champion Tom Watson, Jay Haas, who has won his last two American senior tour events, and Loren Roberts, a three-time winner this year who has yet to finish out of the top 10 in eight previous Champions Tour events. Defending champion Mike Reid had an opening 71. (AP)

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