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Scott makes move in Australia

Rory McIlroy stayed bang in contention and Adam Scott made a big move on the second day of the Australian Open.

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McIlroy makes steady start

Defending champion Rory McIlroy is two shots behind leader Jordan Spieth after the opening round of the Australian Open in Sydney.

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Challenge chance for Reed

Patrick Reed has replaced his fellow American Jim Furyk in the select 18-man field for next week's World Challenge charity event hosted by Tiger Woods.

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Scott: Rory's my inspiration

Adam Scott says Rory McIlroy has inspired him to work harder on becoming a better golfer over the last 12 months.

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Poulter: Faldo comments poor

Ian Poulter believes Sir Nick Faldo regrets his criticism of Sergio Garcia during the Ryder Cup in September.

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Kopeka named top Tour rookie

American Brooks Koepka has been named the Sir Henry Cotton European Tour Rookie of the Year for 2014.

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McIlroy favourite for SPOTY

Rory McIlroy and Lewis Hamilton will battle it out to win the prestigious BBC Sports Personality of the Year award after being confirmed among this year's shortlist of 10 contenders.

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Masters on McIlroy's mind

Rory McIlroy has admitted his overwhelming priority for next season is to complete a full set of major titles at the Masters in April.

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Ko claims Tour Championship

New Zealand's teenage golfing sensation Lydia Ko parred the fourth play-off hole to beat Carlota Ciganda and win the LPGA Tour Championship, completing a US$1.5 million (960,000) haul that included a season points crown.

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Granada leads in Florida

Julieta Granada will take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the LPGA Tour Championship in Florida.

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Stenson: Tough going out there

Henrik Stenson was relieved to capture his first title of 2014, as he successfully retained the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

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Dubai glory for Stenson

Swede Henrik Stenson held his nerve over the closing holes in Dubai to wrap up a two-shot victory at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship where he fired a closing two-under-par 70.

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