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Power three shots off lead after impressive opening round in Detroit

Davis Thompson is the current leader at the Rocket Mortgage Classic.

IRELAND’S SÉAMUS POWER is just three shots off the lead after an impressive bogey-free first round at the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit.

Six birdies helped the Waterford man to a six-under 66 after starting on the 10th hole to keep him in touch with current leader Davis Thompson, who is on nine-under for the tournament after 17 holes.

JJ Spaun is also on six-under while Tom Lewis and Brandon Hagy are both just ahead of Power on seven-under after both carding a 65.

Power is currently in 159th place on the FedEx Cup standings and is hoping to move into the top 125.

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