Posted July 25, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Scott Piercy shot an 8-under 62 on Thursday in the first round of Canadian Open, taking advantage of perfect scoring conditions at rain-softened Hamilton Golf and Country Club. Piercy eagled the par-5 fourth and 17th holes and had five birdies and one bogey. Greg Owen and William McGirt were a stroke back, and Robert Garrigus had a 64. Ernie Els, the British Open winner Sunday at Royal Lytham & St. Annes, opened with a 72. Jim Furyk, the winner in 2006 at Hamilton and 2007 at Angus Glen, shot a 70.
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