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Being so close to his hometown, Hurley’s parents and some friends were on hand to cheer him on, although he thought everyone was there for Hossler.

“They said his name more than they said my name today,” said Hurley. “I walked off the second hole [saying], ‘I thought I was the hometown guy here.’ “

Competing in Woods’ tournament to honor the military, Hurley loves the atmosphere.

“There are probably more military people here today than there has been at any other stop,” said Hurley. “It’s nice to have a good round and hear some ‘Beat Army’ and stuff.”

Leishman riding momentum

Coming off a career-low 62 to win the Travelers Championship last weekend, Marc Leishman turned his focus to Congressional.

“I played pretty well, it was a really tough golf course,” Leishman said after shooting 1 under. “To be under par at the end of the day is going to be pretty good.”

Leishman believes his 62 at the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn., last Sunday gave him momentum.

“I know what I want to do now,” said Leishman. “I want to win as many tournaments as I can and to do that you’ve got to play hard from the start.”