PINEHURST, N.C. (Aug. 20, 2013) -- Emile Vaughan fired a first-round 5-under 65 to take the lead at the 2013 North & South Senior Amateur at Pinehurst Country Club.
Vaughan, of Pike Road, Ala., is two shots up on Chris Wilmot and Van Lefferdink. The duo shot 3-under 67 in Round 1.
Mac McGee, Mike Bivins, Berger Warner and Pat Thompson are at 2-under 68 and tied for fourth place.
Defending champion Rick Cloninger is among five players tied for 11th place after even par 70s in first-round action.
Four-time champion Paul Simson is not in the field this year.
In the Super Senior, Bruce Scamehorn and Jim Kamis are tied for the lead after first-round 67s.
Ashley Rose is ahead by a shot in the Senior Women's Division after shooting a 1-under 72 in Round 1. Patty Moore shot a first-round 77 and leads the Super Senior Women's flight.