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REFILE-Golf-Chalmers leads with McIlroy lurking, Scott revived in Sydney

SYDNEY, Nov 28 - Australian Greg Chalmers held a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Australian Open on Friday but defending champion Rory McIlroy was well-positioned for the weekend in a share of second place.

Golf-McIlroy to cut out 'bad stuff' after rollercoaster round

SYDNEY, Nov 28 - World number one Rory McIlroy said all he needed to do was cut the "bad stuff" out of his game for a really low score at the Australian Open after managing to par only five holes in a rollercoaster second round on Friday.

Golf-Short-lived Sydney course record fires Scott into contention

SYDNEY, Nov 28 - Adam Scott soared back into contention with a five-under par 66 in the second round of the Australian Open on Friday, claiming a course record that lasted little more than half an hour.

Golf-Thai Danthai makes booming start to professional golf

Nov 27 - Thai teenager Danthai Boonma made a blistering start to the professional golf ranks by firing a bogey free six-under-par 66 in the opening round of the Asian Tour's King's Cup on Thursday.

Golf-Spieth upstages McIlroy, Scott at Australian Open

SYDNEY, Nov 27 - Rising American talent Jordan Spieth upstaged Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott with a four-under-par 67 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Australian Open on Thursday.

Golf-Sporting tragedy puts Scott's poor day into perspective

SYDNEY, Nov 27 - Adam Scott had a day to forget at the Australian Open on Thursday but his disappointment was put into perspective when the news of the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes reached him in the scorer's hut.

Golf-Steady as she goes for jet-lagged McIlroy in Sydney

SYDNEY, Nov 27 - Rory McIlroy admitted to feeling fatigued from jet-lag and an early alarm call on Thursday but the first round of his Australian Open title defence was by no means a damage limitation exercise.

Golf-Scott out to bury Sydney hurt against inspirational McIlroy

SYDNEY, Nov 26 - Adam Scott still feels the hurt of losing the Australian Open title to Rory McIlroy on the final green last year but believes the world number one has also inspired him to become a better golfer.

Golf-McIlroy has Georgia on his mind Down Under

SYDNEY, Nov 26 - World number one Rory McIlroy is back to defend his Australian Open title in the city where he kickstarted his career last year but admitted on Wednesday that the next U.S. Masters is never far from his mind.

Golf-American Koepka wins European Rookie of Year award

LONDON, Nov 25 - Brooks Koepka matched the feat achieved by fellow American Peter Uihlein 12 months ago when he was named European Tour Rookie of the Year on Tuesday.

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