Irishman Padraig Harrington, a three-time major winner, leads The Barclays at The Black Course in Farmingdale, N.Y. after shooting a 7-under 64 this morning. Americans Nick Watney and Brian Harman both sit in the clubhouse one stroke behind.
Other notables high on the leaderboard after completing their first round of play include Sergio Garcia (-5), K.J. Choi (-4), and Dustin Johnson (-4). Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson both are 3-under, along with South African Ernie Els. Rory McIlroy and Bubba Watson are both 5 strokes back.
Columbia, Mo. native Jeff Maggert has spent his Thursday playing with Davis Love III and Graham DeLaet, and is currently one-over par with two holes left to play on the day.
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