Deutsche Bank Championship 2012: Ryan Moore Two Strokes Behind Leader

Tacoma, Washington product Ryan Moore had a stellar opening day at the Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston, shooting 7-under to end the first round tied for third and two strokes back.

Moore tied with a golfer by the name of Tiger Woods and did one stroke better than Rory McIlroy. Moore came out of the gates swinging early, going 5-under through the first eight holes.

South Korean golfer Seung-Yul Noh was on fire, going 9-under on the day to end the first round on top of the leaderboard, but it's a close field at the top. Chris Kirk is one stroke behind Noh at 8-under, and Jeff Overton, Woods and Moore all sit at 7-under.

Kyle Stanley from Gig Harbor had a respectable showing, shooting one stroke under par to land himself tied for 46th place.

Phil Mickelson ended the day 3-under, good for a tie for 17th place.

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