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Carl Pettersson leads after 66

Updated: August 9, 2012, 9:27 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- Five years ago, a leading golf publication chose Kiawah Island as the toughest golf course in America. Some of the best players in the world made it feel like a walk on the beach Thursday in the PGA Championship.

There was no wind in the morning when Carl Pettersson made three birdies on the opening four holes, and not even a freshening breeze could keep the self-proclaimed Swedish redneck from a bogey-free round of 6-under 66. It was his first time in 21 tries to ...

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