Published: Jan 21, 2012 3:01 AM EST
Updated: Jan 21, 2012 7:31 AM EST

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 and Jay Haas were a stroke back, and Dan Forsman and Michael Allen followed at 67.

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