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Wyndham: Cabrera Bello, Na tied for lead


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Spanish Olympian Rafa Cabrera Bello and Kevin Na are tied for the first-round lead at the Wyndham Championship, each shooting a bogey-free seven-under 63 on Thursday at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, NC.

"I felt I played really good," said Cabrera Bello, 32, who tied for fifth in Rio de Janeiro. "Hit a few bad tee shots, but the rest was very solid and I gave myself a lot of chances. I putted really good and it was just going smooth, everything went fine."

Cabrera Bello is looking for his first career PGA Tour win, while Na is seeking his first since the 2011 Shriner's Hospital for Children Open. Na is currently ranked 10th in FedEx Cup standings.

Brandt Snedeker, winner of the 2007 Wyndham Championship, is tied for third with Danny Lee, Luke Donald, Peter Malnati and Derek Fathauer at five under, two back of the lead.

Patrick Reed, Hideki Matsuyama and Jim Furyk sit one stroke further back, tied for eighth at four under.

Rickie Fowler, a late commit to Wyndham looking to make a Ryder Cup case, shot a bogey-free three-under 67.

Justin Thomas struggled, posting a one-over 71. He will fight to make the cut on Friday.