sport news Rory McIlroy takes share of the lead on first day at Wells Fargo International

Rory McIlroy takes share of the lead on first day at Wells Fargo International Rory McIlroy fired a five-under-par round of 66 in Charlotte on Thursday He shares the lead with Joel Dahmen in first tournament since Augusta McIlroy shot five birdies to leave himself in contention after the first-round 

By Press Association Sport Staff

Published: 06:37 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 06:37 BST, 3 May 2019

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Rory McIlroy fired a five-under-par round of 66 to move into contention for a third career victory at the Wells Fargo International in Charlotte.

Playing in his first tournament since finishing in a tie for 21st place at The Masters last month, McIlroy shared the lead with American Joel Dahmen.

McIlroy, who earned his first PGA Tour win at the Quail Hollow venue in 2010 before reclaiming the title five years later, shot five birdies

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