New Euro Tour season opens in South Africa, Basson leads
MALELANE, South Africa (AP) -- Christiaan Basson held the clubhouse lead in the first round of the European Tour's season-opening Alfred Dunhill Championship after play was suspended Thursday because of lightning....

Spieth, Scott shoot 71s at Australian Open, trail by 5 shots
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SYDNEY (AP) -- Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott struggled to even-par 71s in the hot, windy opening round of the Australian Open on Thursday, leaving the top two-ranked players in the tournament five strokes behind little-known leader Lincoln Tighe....

Spieth finds going tough in 1st round of Australian Open
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SYDNEY (AP) -- Last year, Jordan Spieth played what he called the best round of his life by shooting a record 8-under 63 to win the Australian Open by six strokes....

LPGA team event moves to Merit Club near Chicago
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The LPGA Tour is moving the International Crown to the Merit Club outside Chicago next year....

New stars to give Kapalua its strongest field in a decade
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ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) -- The start of a new year on the PGA Tour at Kapalua lost some sizzle when Tiger Woods stopped going after 2005, which was four years after Phil Mickelson decided to go to Hawaii only for a vacation....

Count Jordan Spieth as a likely Rio Olympics starter in 2016
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SYDNEY (AP) -- Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott, the two headliners at this week's Australian Open, have distinctly different excitement levels over next year's Rio Olympics golf tournament....