Eagle lifts Briton to the top in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS: Britain's Graeme McDowell spectacularly eagled his final hole to take a one-shot lead in the first round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Thursday. 

The 26-year-old from Northern Ireland holed out from 118 yards with a gap wedge approach at the par-four ninth to complete a sparkling eight-under 64 at English Turn Golf and Country Club. 

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