Lehman, Vaughan lead Champions Tour opener

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KAUPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii (AP) -- Tom Lehman and Bruce Vaughan shot 7-under 65 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the Champions Tour's season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship.

Lehman, the player of the year last season on the 50-and-over tour, birdied the final hole at Hualalai Resort to match Vaughan at the top of the leaderboard.

Brad Faxon, Loren Roberts, Corey Pavin, Jay Haas, Dan Forsman and Michael Allen were a stroke back.

Defending champion John Cook opened with a 69, and Fred Couples had a 72.