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Castro grabs two-shot lead in first round of AT&T National at Congressional
Castro grabs two-shot lead in first round of AT&T National at Congressional

No round of professional golf can be played on the Blue Course at Congressional Country Club without, it seems, comparing it to the events of two years ago, to the 111th U.S. Open in which Rory McIlroy appeared to make a mockery of the place. So here came Thursday, the first round of the AT&T National, just two weeks removed from the most recent U.S. Open, held at Merion Golf Club. The difference between a major and a regular PGA Tour event can be found in the length of the rough, the speed of the greens, the distance from tee to flag, the tension in the players' necks. Congressional was questioned and criticized two years ago after a series of meteorological misfortunes left it...

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