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UPDATE 2-Golf-Van Pelt leads Barclays' logjam, McIlroy struggles

* McIlroy nine off lead after first round (Changes slug, updates with Van Pelt in lead)

Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Barclays Classic scores

Aug 21 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Barclays Classic at the par-71 course on Thursday in Paramus, New Jersey 65 Bo Van Pelt (U.S.) 65 66 Paul Casey (Britain) 66 Brendon Todd (U.S.) 66 Jim Furyk (U.S.) 66 Cameron Tringale (U.S.) 66 Hunter Mahan (U.S.) 66 Charles Howell III (U.S.) 66 Brendon De Jonge (Zimbabwe) 66 Ben Martin (U.S.) 66

Golf-From disqualification to contention for Tringale

PARAMUS, New Jersey, Aug 21 - A week after disqualifying himself for a scoring decision at the PGA Championship, Cameron Tringale turned the page and fired an opening 66 on Thursday to put himself near the top of the leaderboard at The Barclays.

UPDATE 1-Golf-McIlroy struggles in opening round at The Barclays

PARAMUS, New Jersey, Aug 21 - Rory McIlroy's bid for a career first FedExCup title got off to a rocky start on Thursday as he shot a three-over par 74 in the first round at The Barclays, the opening tournament of the four-event playoffs.

Golf-European Tour Czech Masters scores

Aug 21 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Czech Masters at the par-72 course on Thursday in Prague 66 Jamie Donaldson (Britain) 66 67 Mikael Lundberg (Sweden) 67 68 Matthew Nixon (Britain) 68 Soren Kjeldsen (Denmark) 68 Bradley Dredge (Britain) 68 S.S.P. Chowrasia (India) 68 Paul Waring (Britain) 68 Kenneth Ferrie (Britain) 68 Danny Willett (Britain) 68 John Hahn (U.S.)

Golf-McIlroy struggles in opening round at The Barclays

Aug 21 - Rory McIlroy's bid for a career first FedEx Cup got off to a disappointing start on Thursday as he shot a three-over par 74 in the first round at The Barclays, the opening tournament of the four-event playoffs.

Olympics-South Korean Lee fires 65 to win gold in women's golf

NANJING, China, Aug 21 - So long the dominant force on the U.S. LPGA Tour, South Korea's women now look to have set their sights on Olympic golfing glory after Lee So-young won the Youth Games gold medal in Nanjing on Thursday.

Golf-Scott returns to make amends at Australian Open

SYDNEY, Aug 21 - Adam Scott has confirmed he will return to Sydney for the Australian Open in November with the intent of making amends for his final-hole disappointment last year.

Golf-'No green jacket for you', a teasing Woods tells McIlroy

PARAMUS, New Jersey, Aug 20 - Rory McIlroy, the hottest golfer on the planet, is not thinking about taking the torch from Tiger Woods as the sport's next dominant player, but the easy-going Northern Irishman says he has already sparred with Woods over a potential rivalry.

Golf-Golf-Mickelson sees 2015 as start of his Olympic campaign

Aug 20 - PARAMUS, New Jersey, Aug 19 - Five-times major winner Phil Mickelson, nearly done with a mostly disappointing season, has set his sights on 2015 and a campaign to realise a golfing dream at the Rio Olympics the following year.

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