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Japan's Nomura wins Women's Australian Open by 3 strokes

Japan's Nomura wins Women's Australian Open by 3 strokes

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Honolulu-based Haru Nomura of Japan won her first LPGA tournament in her 72nd start, shooting a closing 7-under 65 on Sunday to win the Women's Australian Open by three strokes.

Nomura, who was tied for the lead with two others going into the final round at The Grange's West course, finished with a 16-under total of 272.

Top-ranked & defending champion Lydia Ko, who trailed by a stroke after three rounds, finished second after a 67.

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Golf-Day asks fans to understand Australian Open no-show

Golf-Day asks fans to understand Australian Open no-show

By Bernie McGuire

Sept 10 (Reuters) – World number three Jason Day has asked fans back home to understand his reasons for missing this year's Australian Open in Sydney.

The Australian won his first major when he claimed the U.S. PGA Championship title at Whistling Straits last month.

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Day asks fans to understand Australian Open no-show

Day asks fans to understand Australian Open no-show

By Bernie McGuire

(Reuters) – World number three Jason Day has asked fans back home to understand his reasons for missing this year's Australian Open in Sydney.

The Australian won his first major when he claimed the U.S. PGA Championship title at Whistling Straits last month.

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Golf-Day asks fans to understand Australian Open no-show

Golf-Day asks fans to understand Australian Open no-show

By Bernie McGuire

Sept 10 (Reuters) – World number three Jason Day has asked fans back home to understand his reasons for missing this year's Australian Open in Sydney.

The Australian won his first major when he claimed the U.S. PGA Championship title at Whistling Straits last month.

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Day asks fans to understand Australian Open no-show

Day asks fans to understand Australian Open no-show

By Bernie McGuire

(Reuters) – World number three Jason Day has asked fans back home to understand his reasons for missing this year's Australian Open in Sydney.

The Australian won his first major when he claimed the U.S. PGA Championship title at Whistling Straits last month.

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Daly in meltdown taking a 10 on par-three

Daly in meltdown taking a 10 on par-three

By Mark Lamport-Stokes

KOHLER, Wisconsin (Reuters) – John Daly had the latest in a long line of meltdowns when he hurled a club into Lake Michigan during the second round of the PGA Championship on Friday.

His control of the toss was masterful. If only he could have controlled the ball as well at the par-three seventh, where he ran up an ugly 10.

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Golf-Daly in meltdown after taking a 10 on par-three

Golf-Daly in meltdown after taking a 10 on par-three

By Mark Lamport-Stokes

KOHLER, Wisconsin, Aug 14 (Reuters) – John Daly had the latest in a long line of meltdowns when he hurled a club into Lake Michigan during the second round of the PGA Championship on Friday.

His control of the club toss was masterful. If only he could have controlled the ball as well at the par-three seventh, where he ran up an ugly 10.

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Daly in meltdown after taking a 10 on par-three

Daly in meltdown after taking a 10 on par-three

By Mark Lamport-Stokes

KOHLER, Wisconsin (Reuters) – John Daly had the latest in a long line of meltdowns when he hurled a club into Lake Michigan during the second round of the PGA Championship on Friday.

His control of the club toss was masterful. If only he could have controlled the ball as well at the par-three seventh, where he ran up an ugly 10.

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No Australian Open for McIlroy this year

No Australian Open for McIlroy this year

By Bernie McGuire

KOHLER, Wisconsin (Reuters) – Rory McIlroy has ruled out competing in a third straight Australian Open after this year, the Northern Irish world number one has told Reuters.

McIlroy, back in action at this week's PGA Championship after being sidelined for 40 days with an ankle injury, said he did not plan to add any new events to an already busy end-of-season playing schedule.

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Golf-Spieth to defend Australian Open title

Golf-Spieth to defend Australian Open title

SYDNEY, July 21 (Reuters) – Masters & U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth will return to Sydney in late November to defend his Australian Open title, organisers said on Tuesday.

The 21-year-old American won the Stonehaven Cup by six shots last year & with his recent run of form is bound to increase the size of the galleries at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney from Nov. 26-29.

Spieth came within a stroke of joining a four-hole playoff for the British Open title at St. Andrews on Monday, which Zach Johnson went on to clinch over South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen & Australia's Marc Leishman.

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