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Rory swings into difficulty in FedEx Cup quest


Rory McIlroy's hopes of retaining his FedEx Cup title are fading fast after a disappointing first round in the BMW Championship at Conway Farms in Illinois.

McIlroy needs to finish in the top four this week to make the top 30 qualifying places but an opening round of one-over-par 72 left him 10 strokes behind early pacesetter Marc Leishman.

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