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Toledo, Sauers top PGA Tour Champions in Wisconsin

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) Estaban Toledo and Gene Sauers each shot 9-under 63 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' inaugural American Family Insurance Championship.

Toledo made five straight birdies on his first nine at University Ridge, added three more on Nos. 1, 2 and 4 and capped his bogey-free round with another on the par-5 ninth. The 53-year-old Mexican player won the Allianz Championship in February for his fourth senior title.

Sauers also closed his bogey-free round with a birdie on No. 9. Also 53, the three-time PGA Tour winner has successfully fought the rare skin condition Stevens-Johnson syndrome to continue his career. He has four runner-up finishes in 81 career starts on the 50-and-over tour.

Fran Quin was a stroke back, making six birdies in an eight-hole stretch that ended on the par-5 16th.