Straka takes lead in FedEx Cup opener

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Sepp Straka showed up for the start of the PGA Tour's postseason and only saw opportunity instead of two months of bad results in his rearview mirror.

Straka had not made it to the weekend since the Memorial in early June. And then he opened the FedEx Cup St. Jude Championship with rounds of 64-66 to take the early lead Friday at the TPC Southwind.

"Hadn't played great coming into this week. Missed a bunch of cuts coming in," Straka said (in his case, "a bunch" would be six in a row). "But that's golf. You're going to have the ebbs and flows and just kind go with it."

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