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LAS VEGAS, NV- OCTOBER 18: Scott Piercy tees off the 3rd hole during the fourth and final round of the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Childeren Open at the TPC Summerland on October 18, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Marc Feldman/Getty Images)
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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