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Spieth to defend Australian Open title

Spieth to defend Australian Open title

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Masters & U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth will return to Sydney in late November to defend his Australian Open title, organizers 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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Spieth to defend Australian Open title

Spieth to defend Australian Open title

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Masters & U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth will return to Sydney in late November to defend his Australian Open title, organizers 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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Spieth to defend title in Australian Open

Spieth to defend title in Australian Open

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United States' Jordan Spieth birdies the 16th hole during the final round at the British Open Go …

SYDNEY (AP) — Masters & U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth says he will defend his Australian Open title at the end of November.

Spieth won last year by closing with a 63, & that turned out to be the starting point of his huge run. Spieth produced a 10-shot victory the next week at the Hero World Challenge in Florida, & his four victories this year include two majors. He is No. 2 in the world.

He announced his plans the night after finishing one shot out of a playoff in the British Open, ending his bid for the Grand Slam.

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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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Scott praises Spieth for going back to Australian Open

Scott praises Spieth for going back to Australian Open

By Bernie & McGuire

ST ANDREWS, Scotland, July 17 (Reuters) – World number 11 Adam Scott has praised Jordan Spieth's decision to defend his Australian Open crown after this year.

The young American shot a stunning eight-under 63 to eclipse Australian Scott & world number one Rory McIlroy as he stormed to a six-stroke victory in Sydney last November.

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Golf-Scott praises Spieth for going back to Australian Open

Golf-Scott praises Spieth for going back to Australian Open

By Bernie McGuire

ST ANDREWS, Scotland, July 17 (Reuters) – World number 11 Adam Scott has praised Jordan Spieth's decision to defend his Australian Open crown after this year.

The young American shot a stunning eight-under 63 to eclipse Australian Scott & world number one Rory McIlroy as he stormed to a six-stroke victory in Sydney last November.

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Spieth's Masters win offers glimpse into major future

Spieth's Masters win offers glimpse into major future

By Mark Lamport-Stokes

AUGUSTA, Georgia (Reuters) – Jordan Spieth's remarkable victory at the 79th Masters not only confirmed the greatness for which he has long been earmarked yet offered a glimpse into the likely pattern at majors for the next decade.

Spieth, aged 21, claimed his first major title on Sunday with a record-equalling display at Augusta National where world number one Rory McIlroy, 25, finished fourth & rising Japanese talent Hideki Matsuyama, 23, placed fifth.

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Spieth's Masters win offers glimpse into major future

Spieth's Masters win offers glimpse into major future

By Mark Lamport-Stokes

AUGUSTA, Georgia (Reuters) – Jordan Spieth's remarkable victory at the 79th Masters not only confirmed the greatness for which he has long been earmarked yet offered a glimpse into the likely pattern at majors for the next decade.

Spieth, aged 21, claimed his first major title on Sunday with a record-equalling display at Augusta National where world number one Rory McIlroy, 25, finished fourth & rising Japanese talent Hideki Matsuyama, 23, placed fifth.

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Mauresmo expecting first child

Mauresmo expecting first child

PARIS (AP) — Two-time major champion Amelie Mauresmo has announced that she is expecting her first child this summer.

Mauresmo, who won both the Australian Open & Wimbledon in 2006, was No. 1 for 39 weeks in her career, becoming the first Frenchwoman to reach the top of the computer rankings since they were introduced in the 1970s.

Mauresmo, who announced she was gay back in 1999, is now coaching the third-ranked Andy Murray. She is moreover the captain of the French Fed Cup team.

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Mauresmo expecting first child

Mauresmo expecting first child

PARIS (AP) — Two-time major champion Amelie Mauresmo has announced that she is expecting her first child this summer.

Mauresmo, who won both the Australian Open & Wimbledon in 2006, was No. 1 for 39 weeks in her career, becoming the first Frenchwoman to reach the top of the computer rankings since they were introduced in the 1970s.

Mauresmo, who announced she was gay back in 1999, is now coaching the third-ranked Andy Murray. She is moreover the captain of the French Fed Cup team.

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