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Rory McIlroy takes the lead with a bogey-free 63
Rory McIlroy takes the lead with a bogey-free 63

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — When Rory McIlroy teed off Thursday afternoon in the first round of the Honda Classic, he wasn't thinking about his victory here in 2012. He also wasn't thinking about last year, when he walked off the Champion Course at PGA National Resort & Spa midway through his second round. He was focused on playing the 18 holes ahead of him and he played them better than anyone, putting together a bogey-free, seven-under-par 63. "It's a new tournament," McIlroy said. "You can't really let any other thoughts creep into your mind, because it is such a tough golf course." A Northern Ireland native who has a home in Palm Beach...

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