No One More Motivated Than Casey

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Timing is everything, at least for Paul Casey who now has recorded seven rounds in the 60s since being passed over by Colin Montgomerie as a Captain's Pick for the European Ryder Cup team.

The issue may be done and dusted for Casey, as he put it this week and every week since, but it's not for the rest of us. Call it coincidence, but you can't argue with those numbers -- the latest of which, a 66 on Thursday, gives Casey a share of the lead with Geoff Ogilvy and Luke Donald after the first round of THE TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola.

"I can't stop what you print," Casey joked.

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