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McIlroy to skip 2 events to focus on lawsuit

DUBLIN (AP) — Top-ranked Rory McIlroy says he is skipping two upcoming tournaments in China to prepare for a lawsuit against his former management company.

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Ben Martin wins 1st PGA Tour title in Las Vegas

Ben Martin hits off the first tee during the final round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt to regain the lead and finished with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 3-under 68 and his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospital for Children Open.

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Jay Haas wins Greater Hickory Kia Classic

CONOVER, N.C. (AP) — Jay Haas became the 18th player to win a Champions Tour at 60 or older, closing with a 5-under 66 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory in the Greater Hickory Kia Classic.

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Ilonen, Stenson through to World Match Play final

Mikko Ilonen of Finland kisses the World Match Play Championship trophy after defeating Henrik Stenson of Sweden in the final at the London Golf Club in Ash, England Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Ilonen won on the 17th hole 2 and 1 to play.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

ASH, England (AP) — Mikko Ilonen defeated top-seeded Henrik Stenson 3 and 1 in the final Sunday to win the World Match Play Championship.

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Hend wins Hong Kong Open in a playoff

HONG KONG (AP) — Scott Hend beat Angelo Que of the Philippines in a playoff to win the Hong Kong Open on Sunday and become the first Australian to win the event since Greg Norman in 1983.

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