Broadhurst opens Champions event with 63

Paul Broadhurst, left, walks off the ninth green at the American Family Insurance Championship golf tournament Friday, June 23, 2017, in Madison, Wis. (Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Paul Broadhurst shot a 9-under 63 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions' American Family Insurance Open.

The Englishman had an eagle and seven birdies - three on his final four holes - at University Ridge. He won the Senior British Open and PURE Insurance Championship last year.

Brian Henninger had a 65, and tournament host Steve Stricker joined Kenny Perry and Billy Andrade at 66. Stricker is making his first start in his hometown event after turning 50 in February. He tied for 16th last week in the U.S. at Erin Hills.


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