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Steele led the Travelers Championship after day one

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Bubba Watson prepares to take a swing at the 9th hole at the Travelers Championship. Bubba Watson prepares to take a swing at the 9th hole at the Travelers Championship.
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CROMWELL, CT (WFSB) -

Brendan Steele led the first round of the Travelers Championship at the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell on Thursday.

Steele is in the clubhouse with the early lead at -8. Just one stroke behind Steele are Bud Cauley and Scott Langley with -7. Chad Campbell and Joe Durant are tied for fourth and are back two strokes at -6.

Trevor Immelman recorded the second albatross on the PGA Tour this season. It came on hole 13 from 246 yards.

Tournament officials reported it was the first double eagle since Travelers became the title sponsor of the event.

The first eagle of the day came from Charley Hoffman. Officials said he holed a shot from 108 yards on hole two.

Steele also started his round with an eagle on hole one and a birdie on hole two.

The full leaderboard can be found here. The tournament released its first round hole placement on its Twitter feed.

For up-to-the-minute updates from the Travelers Championship, click here.

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