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Robert Streb opens with a 65 to take lead at Wells Fargo Championship
Robert Streb opens with a 65 to take lead at Wells Fargo Championship

Phil Mickelson faded early and Rory McIlroy tailed off late. Robert Streb just kept on making birdies at the Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte, N.C. Streb shot a seven-under-par 65 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead over Patrick Reed and Kevin Chappell after the first round. McIlroy appeared on the verge of a late run at the leaderboard before making a double bogey on the difficult par-three 17th hole. The world's top-ranked player appeared stunned when his tee shot hit the rock wall in front of the green and his ball caromed high into the air and into the water. He finished with a 70. “One big mistake,” McIlroy said. McIlroy had just made par on the 16th hole...

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