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McIlroy eyes a slice of Australian Open history

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland holds the Race to Dubai trophy at the DP World Golf Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy is looking to join Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player as the only non-Australian players to have won back-to-back Australian Open titles when the world No. 1 tees off on Thursday in Sydney.

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Stenson retains World Tour Championship title

Henrik Stenson from Sweden holds the trophy of the DP World Golf Championship as he poses for a picture after the final round of DP World Golf Championship, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Stenson has successfully defended his DP World Tour Championship title at the European Tour's season-ending event. (AP Photo)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Henrik Stenson birdied the last two holes Sunday to successfully defend his DP World Tour Championship title at the European Tour’s season-ending event.

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Stenson, Cabrera-Bello lead in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Defending champion Henrik Stenson and Spain’s Rafa Cabrera-Bello opened up a three-shot lead after the third round of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship on Saturday.

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Stenson leads McIlroy by 2 at Euorpean Tour finale

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Henrik Stenson birdied two of his closing three holes to seize a two-shot lead over Rory McIlroy and two others in the second round of the World Tour Championship on Friday.

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Olesen, Ramsay take early lead in Dubai

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland tees off at the 16th hole during the first day of The DP World Tour Championship, held at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Thursday,  Nov. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Stephen Hindley)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Top-ranked Rory McIlroy returned from a six-week absence to shoot a 6-under 66 for a share of the lead on the first day of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship on Thursday.

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