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Cook joins Chapman in 1st at Senior PGA

John Cook fired a five-under 66 on Friday to join first-round leader Roger Chapman atop the leaderboard after the second round of the Senior PGA Championship, the first major this season on the Champions Tour.Cook and Chapman, who bogeyed his last for a four-under 67 on Friday, finished 36 holes at seven-under 135 and are one stroke clear of arguably the best player in Champions Tour history at The Golf Club at Harbor Shores.Four-time winner Hale Irwin, who, at 66, owns the most Champions Tour victories with 45, carded his age on Friday and moved into third place at five-under 137."I admire these guys so much, and when you can shoot your age in a major championship, they ought to give you bonus points," said Cook. "Lift, clean, and throw or something for the rest of the week."Steve Pate (69) and Loren Roberts (67) share fourth place at three-under 139.Cook started on the back nine Friday and birdied No. 10. He gave the stroke right back when he missed a two-footer for par at 11, but Co...

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