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Ryan Palmer takes lead at Deutsche Bank Championship with a 63
Ryan Palmer takes lead at Deutsche Bank Championship with a 63

Ryan Palmer took only 21 putts Friday at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass., and birdied half of his holes. That gave him an eight-under-par 63 and a two-shot lead over Keegan Bradley after the opening round of the Deutsche Bank Championship. Palmer didn't miss a putt inside 15 feet and closed out his round with a pitching wedge to 18 feet, making the downhill putt for his ninth birdie. Bradley matched his low round of the season, though what meant more was the timing. This is the final week before U.S. captain Tom Watson decides which three players he will pick to fill out his Ryder Cup team. Bradley always seemed like a logical choice, though he wants to leave nothing to chance. He...

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