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Palmer shoots 62, grabs Colonial lead

Ryan Palmer fired an 8-under 62 on Thursday and grabbed a 1-stroke lead through the opening round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial.Palmer, who has been a Colonial member since 2010, matched the lowest round of his career and the lowest opening round in tournament history."It helps, obviously, the experience I have had here," said the three-time PGA Tour winner.John Rollins, also a Colonial member, is a shot off the pace after a first- round 63, which marks his best round at the course by four strokes."I think it's pretty cool," the three-time tour winner Rollins said of residing near the top of the leaderboard with a fellow member. "It would be fun if we could fast forward this to Sunday."Morgan Hoffmann, David Hearn, Graham DeLaet and John Peterson are tied for third place at 6-under 64, while world No. 13 Matt Kuchar highlights a group of six knotted at 5-under.Defending champion Zach Johnson carded a 1-under 71, as did last week's winner, Sang-Moon Bae."It's a fairly sol...

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