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McIlroy, Woods deliver at British Open

British Open

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays out of a bunker on the 16th hole during the first day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, on Thursday.

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HOYLAKE, England — Rory McIlroy had everything go his way Thursday in the British Open.
A lovely summer day in England with abundant sunshine and minimal wind allowed him to attack Royal Liverpool. He made half his six birdies on the par 5s and kept bogeys off his card. And on the day Tiger Woods made a promising return, McIlroy took the lead with a 6-under 66, his best score in nearly two years at a major. Now if he can only find a way to get to the weekend.
McIlroy either set himself up for a good run at the ...

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