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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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Matsuyama wins Dunlop Phoenix in playoff

MIYAZAKI, Japan (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama of Japan beat compatriot Hiroshi Iwata in the first playoff hole to win the Dunlop Phoenix on Sunday.

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Cullen wins Aussie Masters, Scott bid falls short

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian lefthander Nick Cullen shot a 3-under 69 Sunday to win the Australian Masters by one stroke over Adam Scott, ending Scott’s attempt for a third consecutive victory in the tournament.

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Suzy Whaley becomes 1st female officer at PGA

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Suzy Whaley is taking another crack at golf’s old boy’s network.

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