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DeChambeau helps US take World Amateur Team lead

KARUIZAWA, Japan (AP) — SMU junior Bryson DeChambeau shot a tournament-record 10-under 61 on Friday in the World Amateur Team Championship, birdieing the final six holes to help the United States open a three-stroke lead.

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Kirk, Horschel race out to a share of the lead

Chris Kirk bites his club after missing a putt for birdie on the 18th hole during first round of play in the Tour Championship golf tournament  Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Billy Horschel is playing his sixth straight tournament, a schedule he hasn’t kept in three years. His wife is at home in Florida, expecting their first baby in the next two weeks. There was no place he would rather be than the Tour Championship.

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Margaret Shirley wins US Women’s Mid-Amateur title

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Margaret Shirley won the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur on Thursday, beating defending champion Julia Potter 5 and 3 at Harbour Trees.

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Luiten 5 under as he opens defense of KLM Open

ZANDVOORT, Netherlands (AP) — Defending champion Joost Luiten fired a 5-under-par 65 to take a shared clubhouse lead at the KLM Open after a first round interrupted when Fabrizio Zanotti was hit on the forehead by a wayward tee shot on Thursday.

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Kim makes history with lowest major score of 61

Hyo Joo Kim, of South Korea, plays on the 18th hole during the first round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — South Korean teen Hyo-Joo Kim made history look easy, with barely a glitch as she posted the lowest score ever in a major with a 10-under 61 to open the Evian Championship on Thursday.

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