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Charles, Moody Lead Palmer in Grand Slam

From Associated Press

Defending champion Bob Charles of New Zealand and Orville Moody of the United States shot 5-under-par 67s today and held a one-stroke lead over Arnold Palmer after the first round of the $370,000 Grand Slam Golf Tournament.

In the U.S. PGA Seniors Tour event, Charles and Moody each had six birdies and one bogey over the rain-soaked 6,660-yard Oak Hills Country Club course.

Palmer birdied two of his final three holes for a 68.

Tied at 69 were Gene Littler and Larry Mowry, both of the United States.

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Americans Don January, Miller Barber and Tommy Aaron shot 71s.

In another tournament today, Jeff Maggert of the United States fired a par 70 and maintained a two-stroke lead after three rounds of the Indonesian Open Golf Championship at Jakarta.

Maggert had a 54-hole total of 199, two strokes ahead of Australian Anthony Gulligan. Gulligan moved from sixth to second at 201 after carding a 65.


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