Spieth opens with 63 to lead Travelers

(AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) Jordan Spieth didn't take long to figure out TPC River Highlands.

Making his debut at the Connecticut course, the 23-year-old Texan had eight birdies and a bogey Thursday for a 7-under 63 and a one-stroke lead in the Travelers Championship.

Spieth birdied five of the first eight holes and took sole possession of the lead on the final hole, hitting a wedge to 4 feet for birdie on the par-4 18th.

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