Forsman takes first-round lead on Champions Tour in Hoover

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Dan Forsman made three straight birdies on
both the front and back nine Friday, shooting 7-under 65 to take a
one-stroke lead after the opening round of the Regions Charity

Forsman began his first run of birdies at No. 2, then followed
with a trio beginning at No. 14, to post his lowest first-round
score of the year on the Champions Tour.

Keith Fergus, Larry Mize and Hal Sutton shot 6-under 66. Sutton
did it with a string of four straight birdies beginning at No. 14,
with all of his birdie putts from 6 feet or less.

Tom McKnight, Gil Morgan, Eduardo Romero, Chris Starkjohann and
Jim Thorpe were at 5 under, and 12 players were another shot back.

Former major winner Bob Tway shot 4-over 76 in his Champions
Tour debut.