Walter Hall of Advance, N.C., and Todd Smith of Matthews, N.C., posted 2-under-par 68s Monday to share the first-round lead in the Yeamans Hall Senior Open. Robert Linville of Greensboro, N.C., is third at 69, while amateurs Mike Bright and Mo York of Mount Pleasant, amateur David Watterworth of Charlotte and professionals Ron Miller of Charleston and Chris Tucker of Fort Mill are tied for fourth at even-par 70.

The 36-hole event wraps up today.


Walter Hall, Advance, N.C., 35-33--68; Todd Smith, Matthews, N.C., 35-33--68; Robert Linville, Greensboro, N.C., 34-35--69; a-Mike Bright, Mount Pleasant, 36-34--70; a-David Watterworth, Charlotte, 34-36--70; a-Mo York, Mount Pleasant, 36-34--70; Ron Miller, Charleston, 38-32--70; Chris Tucker, Fort Mill, 38-32--70; a-Garland Yates, Asheboro, N.C., 35-36--71; a-Rick Luzar, Pinehurst, N.C., 36-36--72; a-David Eaker, Forest City, N.C., 37-35--72; a-Terry Rathman, Gastonia, N.C., 36-36--72; Doyle Ricks, Bluffton, 36-36--72; Kent Stauffer, Charlotte, 37-35--72; John Budwine, Apex, N.C., 37-35--72; a-Gary Strickfaden, Pinehurst, N.C., 36-37--73; a-Gil Happel, Oak Ridge, N.C., 36-37--73; a-Kenneth Eichele, Pinehurst, N.C., 36-37--73; a-Johnny Adams, Cary, N.C., 37-36--73; Craig Hartle, Cashiers, N.C., 35-38--73; Jimmy Koosa, Little Mountain, 37-36--73; Steve Behr, Florence, 36-37--73; Randy Broughton, Conway, 37-36--73; a-Rick Mitchell, Little River, 39-35--74; a-Glenn Gulledge, Emerald Isle, N.C., 37-37--74; a-Ernie Newton, High Point, N.C., 41-33--74; Ronnie Parker, Charlotte, 34-40--74; Perry Green, Summerville, 39-35--74; Howard Reid, Denver, N.C., 37-37--74; Joe Kreuser, Morehead City, N.C., 34-40--74.

a-denotes amateur