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Keegan Bradley shoots 60 in first round of Byron Nelson Championship

Keegan Bradley made a pair of bogeys, yet still came within one stroke of the PGA Tour record of 59.
Keegan Bradley made a pair of bogeys, yet still came within one stroke of the PGA Tour record of 59.tom pennington/getty images

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Keegan Bradley had no thoughts of a course record, or the possibility of a 59, after consecutive bogeys in the middle of his opening round at the Byron Nelson Championship.

Until his 136-yard wedge shot on his final hole Thursday in Irving, Texas.

‘‘It was going right at it. [A 59] crossed my mind for a second, and it would be unbelievable if I buried this,’’ Bradley said. ‘‘But I had 3 feet to shoot 60. I was actually very nervous, uncomfortable over it, and thank God I made it.’’

Bradley shot 10-under-par 60, completed by that short birdie at the 428-yard ninth hole, to break the TPC Four Seasons course record and match the best round ever at the Nelson.

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