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Wallie Coetsee leads Joburg Open

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Wallie Coetsee took a one-shot lead at the Joburg Open after a 6-under 65 on Friday put him 12 under par and at the front of a group of South Africans.

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McIlroy gets off to a wind-blown start at Honda

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, left, and Dustin Johnson, right, talk to each other on the fairway as they approach the 18th hole during the first round of the Honda Classic golf tournament Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy is playing so well that he can easily manage a smile even on the bad days.

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Jim Herman survives windy day to take Honda Classic lead

Roy Mcllroy hits from the first tee during the first round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Playing in America for the first time this year, Rory McIlroy’s first shot was a 2-iron out of play.

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Nic Henning equals course record to lead Joburg Open

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nic Henning made seven birdies and an eagle and equaled the course record with his 9-under 62 for the first-round lead at the Joburg Open on Thursday.

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A homecoming at Honda Classic for Brooks Koepka

Ernie Els poses for a photo with fans on the 10th green during during the Honda Classic Gold Pro-Am in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/The Palm Beach Post, Allen Eyestone)

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Brooks Koepka played in his hometown PGA Tour a year ago on a sponsor’s exemption. He had plenty of friends and family watching at the Honda Classic, though to everyone else he was the American who only had full playing privileges in Europe.

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