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Wilson has 2nd best score in 110 years

Updated: August 24, 2010, 12:01 AM ET
Associated Press

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- Jeff Wilson shot the second lowest score in 110-year history of the U.S. Amateur to take a seven-stroke lead after the first day of play Monday.

The 47-year-old Wilson, from Fairfield, Calif., closed his round with a pair of eagles for a course-record 62 at the par-72, 7,420-yard Home Course -- one of two courses used for the championship.

He had seven birdies, two eagles and one bogey, recording a 29 on the back nine. The 29 also ties the lowest nine-hole ...

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