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Toms stretches lead to four at PGA Tour Champions season opener

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KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii – David Toms shot his second straight 7-under 65 on Friday to take a four-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship.

The 52-year-old Toms had eight birdies and a bogey on another windy day at Hualalai. He won the U.S. Senior Open last year for his first Champions title after winning 13 times on the PGA Tour.


Full-field scores from Mitsubishi Electric Championship


Joe Durant, tied for the first-round lead with Toms, had a 69 to drop into a tie for second with Tom Lehman with a round left. Lehman shot 65.

Defending champion Jerry Kelly had a 64 to match Bernhard Langer (65) and Colin Montgomerie (66) at 9 under. Langer won the event in 2009, 2014 and 2017.