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Tommy Armour III shoots 63, has one-stroke lead after first round of the 3M Championship

Tommy Armour III shot a 9-under 63 Friday and has a one-shot lead over Mark Calcavecchia and David Frost after one round of the 3M Championship.John Cook and Jeff Sluman are two strokes back.Armour, who had two victories in more than 20 years on the PGA Tour, has three second-place finishes in 12 previous starts during his rookie year on the Champions Tour.Starting on the back side, Armour birdied three of his first four holes and added another at No. 18. Birdies on Nos. 2 and 3 got him to 6-under par, before he birdied his last three holes. Armour, who ranks 10th in tour putting average, one-putted for seven of his birdies.Calcavecchia, who also started on No. 10, was 2 under through 10 holes, before he birdied No. 2 and eagled the par-5 third and par-5 sixth. The latter came when he chipped in from a greenside bunker.Playing in a group with Calcavecchia, Frost was 3 under at the turn, before four straight birdies on the front side. Frost, who switched back to his old putter before th...

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