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Stewart Cink finishes strong to tie for PGA Tour lead in Las Vegas
Stewart Cink finishes strong to tie for PGA Tour lead in Las Vegas

Stewart Cink birdied seven of the final 11 holes Thursday for a seven-under-par 64 and a share of the first-round lead with Martin Laird in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas. Cink had a bogey-free round at TPC Summerlin in his first start since dropping out of the FedEx Cup playoffs after the second event. He won the last of his six PGA Tour titles in the 2009 British Open. Laird also had a bogey-free round. He played the front nine in five-under 30 and added birdies on Nos. 15 and 18, holing a 50-foot putt on the last. The Scot won the 2009 event and lost in a playoff in 2010 when Jonathan Byrd made a hole-in-one on the fourth extra hole. Scotland's Russell...

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