Allen, Dawson share Insperity lead

The Woodlands, TX ( – Michael Allen and Marco Dawson shot
matching 6-under 66s in Friday’s first round, tying them for the early lead at
the Insperity Invitational.

Allen is a seven-time winner on the Champions Tour, including two victories in
2014, while Dawson picked up his first win at the Tucson Conquistadores
Classic in March.

Colin Montgomerie headlines a group of three players that shot 5-under 67 on
the Tournament Course at The Woodlands Country Club. He is joined there by Joe
Durant and Jeff Maggert.

Steve Pate and Billy Andrade are one shot further back and tied for sixth at
4-under 68.

Defending champion Bernhard Langer, who picked up his second of five 2014
victories here last year, is tied for 31st at 1-under 71.