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Cochran takes lead on Champions Tour

June 22, 2012 at 9:13 PM   |   Comments

SAINTE-JULIE, Quebec, June 22 (UPI) -- Russ Cochran suffered a lone bogey Friday and seized a two-shot lead after one round of the Montreal Championship.

Cochran, who will defend his Senior British Open title next month, posted a 6-under 66 at the Vallee du Richelieu Vercheres course. He hit 14 greens in regulation while turning in his second-lowest score on the Champions Tour this year.

He has three Top 10 finishes in 11 appearances during 2012, but has yet to win.

Tied for second at 68 were Larry Mize, Rod Spittle and Michael Allen, who made the cut last week at the U.S. Open.

The large group at 3-under 69 included Peter Senior, Mark Calcavecchia, 67-year-old Hale Irwin, Mark Brooks and defending U.S. Senior Open champion Olin Browne.

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