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Scott shoots 66 to move up at Australian Open

Australia's Greg Chalmers tees off on the 14th hole during the second round of the Australian Open Golf championship in Sydney, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

SYDNEY (AP) — Two-time former champion Greg Chalmers took a one-stroke lead Friday at the Australian Open after a 5-under 66, while marquee attractions Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott weren’t far behind on a tough day for scoring.

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Rory, Adam have contrasting Australian Open starts

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy watches his chip shot during the first round of the Australian Open golf championship in Sydney, Australia Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. McIlroy shot a 2-under 69. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

SYDNEY (AP) — Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott weren’t paired together for the first two rounds of the Australian Open because organizers wanted to split their marquee players among morning and afternoon groups for the spectators and television.

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Defending champ McIlroy shoots opening 2-under 69

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his tee shot during the first round of the Australian Open golf championship in Sydney, Australia Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. McIlroy shot a 2-under 69. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

SYDNEY (AP) — Rory McIlroy’s defense of his Australian Open title began with a 2-under 69 on a cool, overcast and often drizzly morning at The Australian Golf Club.

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McIlroy grouped with Ogilvy, Appleby in Australia

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)

SYDNEY (AP) — No. 1-ranked Rory McIlroy has been grouped with Geoff Ogilvy and Stuart Appleby for the opening rounds of his Australian Open title defense this week and will be among the early starters at The Australian golf club.

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Tommy Armour III wins Callaway Invitational

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Tommy Armour III made a 4-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole for a one-shot victory over Lee Janzen at the Callaway Pebble Beach Invitational.

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