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Rory McIlroy (64) leads Scottish Open

Updated: July 11, 2014, 2:19 AM ET
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

ABERDEEN, Scotland -- Going low to start a tournament has been a relatively common occurrence for Rory McIlroy in 2014. It's backing it up that has been the problem.

Despite gusty winds and cool temperatures on the Northeast coast of Scotland, McIlroy rattled off eight birdies and a bogey Thursday morning at Royal Aberdeen to take the first-round lead at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.

The annual European Tour event is viewed as an excellent warm-up event for ...

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