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Jeff Overton's 64 gives him 1-shot lead

Updated: May 26, 2011, 9:42 PM ET
Associated Press

IRVING, Texas -- Jeff Overton shot a bogey-free 6-under 64 Thursday to take the first-round lead at the Byron Nelson Championship, a stroke better than Ryan Palmer.

A year after tying for second at TPC Four Seasons, Overton started his back nine with four birdies in a seven-hole stretch. He had his best score in 15 career rounds at the Nelson, even after his 22-foot birdie attempt on the closing hole lipped out.

"It's nice having confidence because of last year," Overton said. ...

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