Sergio Garcia hit great shots that led to eagle, birdie and par Friday for a six-under-par 64 to lead the BMW Championship at Cherry Hills Village, Colo.
Garcia holed out of a bunker for birdie on the second hole. He holed a lob wedge for eagle on the seventh hole. And after hitting into the water going for the par-five 17th in two, he still escaped with par by getting up-and-down from 70 yards.
Ryan Palmer also had a 64 and was one shot behind.
Rory McIlroy made three straight birdies late in his round for another 67 and was two shots behind, along with Billy Horschel, who shot a 66.
Garcia was at eight-under 132. Scoring was slightly easier because of overnight...