Washington natives Kyle Stanley and Ryan Moore are chasing leader Bo Van Pelt at the 2012 BMW Championship well into Thursday's first round at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind.
Moore, who was born in Tacoma, Wash., is tied for eighth place at 4-under, just three shots off the pace set by leader Van Pelt through nine holes. Meanwhile, Stanley sits at 3-under in a tie for 11th place. The Gig Harbor, Wash., native has played through 15 holes.
Ben Crane of Portland, Ore., is currently tied in 36th place at 1-under par.
Van Pelt has played 14 holes and holds a slight edge on Canadian Graham DeLaet, who is a shot behind the lead. Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods, two notable favorites heading into the third FedEx Cup playoff event of 2012, are lurking at 5-under. Both players have played through 13 holes after starting on the back nine.
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