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3 share lead after first round of Made In Denmark event


FARSO, Denmark (AP) Australian golfer Wade Ormsby and Englishmen Matt Wallace and Steve Webster shared the lead on 7-under 64 after the first round of the Made In Denmark tournament on the European Tour on Thursday.

The No. 163-ranked Wallace made nine birdies, but a bogey 5 at the last cost him the outright lead at the Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort.

Swedish players Oscar Lengden and Robert Karlsson, and Benjamin Hebert of France were one stroke behind the joint leaders after 65s.

Thomas Pieters, the world No. 29, is the highest-ranked player competing in Denmark but a quadruple-bogey 8 at the par-4 No. 6 - his 15th hole - led to him shooting 74.

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