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British Open Leaderboard: Luke Donald Stuck At No. 37, Steve Stricker Tied For No. 6

The 2012 British Open continues along on Thursday as all the competitors have finished the first round and The Open Leaderboard begins to take shape. Here is a look at the top group, courtesy of

1 Adam Scott -6 64
T2 Paul Lawrie -5 65
T2 Zach Johnson -5 65
T2 Nicholas Colsaerts -5 65
5 Brandt Snedeker -4 66
T6 Ernie Els -3 67
T6 Bubba Watson -3 67
T6 Graeme McDowell -3 67
T6 Tiger Woods -3 67
T6 Toshinori Muto -3 67
T6 Rory McIlroy -3 67
T6 Steve Stricker -3 67
T6 Peter Hanson -3 67

Northwestern grad and top-ranked golfer Luke Donald currently sits tied at No. 37 at par (70). Donald is considered a favorite to win the tournament, but his bogey on the 18th hole on Thursday puts a considerable damper on that aim.

Meanwhile, Illinois grad Steve Stricker has started in a smashing fashion. On the merit of one eagle, four birdies and one bogey and one double bogey, Stricker has found himself at 3-under for the sixth place tie -- with eight other golfers.

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