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BMW Championship 2012: Rory McIlroy Tied At The Top, Tiger Woods One Shot Behind

The first round of the BMW Championship, the third stop of the FedEx Cup playoff schedule, is winding down. There are four players currently tied atop the leaderboard, and all four are in the clubhouse. Webb Simpson, Bo Van Pelt, Rory McIlroy and Graham DeLaet are all sitting at eight under par.

Tiger Woods is just behind them in second at seven under par. Woods shot nine birdies on the round. Ryan Palmer is in the clubhouse at six under, Vijay Singh and and Ryan Moore are both still out on the course and tied with Palmer. Behind them are four golfers at five under, including Jimmy Walker, Zach Johnson, Geoff Ogilvy and Robert Garrigus.

Virginia Tech alum Brendon de Jonge has dropped off the pace a bit, he's in at one under par and tied for 51st on the leaderboard. The full leaderboard can be found here.

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