Charlotte, NC (Sports Network) - Former champion Rory McIlroy carded a 5-under 67 on Thursday to grab a share of the lead after the opening round of the Wells Fargo Championship.
McIlroy was joined there by Robert Garrigus, Ryan Moore, Nick Watney, Nate Smith, Derek Ernst and Daniel Summerhays.
Phil Mickelson, who finished second behind McIlroy in 2010, opened with a 68. He shares eighth place with Boo Weekley, 2011 champ Lucas Glover, Zach Johnson, Kevin Streelman and Jason Kokrak.
Jordan Spieth and Russell Henley are among nine players tied for 14th place at minus-3 at Quail Hollow Club.
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