Golf-Battle lines drawn at historic Plainfield

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The battle for a $US10 million jackpot that goes to the winner of the four-event FedExCup playoffs begins on Thursday in The Barclays at Plainfield Country Club, a fitting venue for the opening salvo.

Scott, Senden playing for US PGA survival

Adam Scott is the lowest-ranked of just six Australians to have qualified.

Former world No.1 Adam Scott and Presidents Cup teammate hopeful John Senden are in the hot seat in New Jersey this week, playing to continue their US PGA Tour seasons.

Tiger's best outing in years not good enough

Tiger Woods' better performance was not good enough to break his winless streak.

Tiger Woods had his best tournament in nearly two years but it was still not enough to snap a years-long winless streak.

Woods slips to three-way tie for second

Tiger Woods tees off on the 18th.

Tiger Woods, chasing his first victory in two years, makes his lone bogey of the day at the final hole to finish two strokes behind third round leader Jason Gore at the Wyndham Championship.

Made in Denmark love match as Harto proposes

Love match:  Andreas Harto  proposes to his girfriend Louise De Fries on the 16th green.

European Tour journeyman Andreas Harto stole the show at the Made In Denmark event by proposing to his girlfriend during the tournament in Farso on Friday.

Woods tied for Greensboro lead after second round

Crouching tiger: Tiger Woods is tied for the lead at Greensboro.

Andrew Both    Tiger Woods roared back after more than a year in the wilderness to tie for the lead after his second round at the Wyndham Championship on Friday.

Tiger, Tiger burning bright: Is Woods back?

GREENSBORO, NC - AUGUST 20:  Tiger Woods reacts after sinking a birdie putt on the 13th green during the first round of the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club on August 20, 2015 in Greensboro, North Carolina.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods was greeted like a rock star by hundreds of fans when he arrived on his first tee, and set about carding his lowest score in two years.

"Let's go again, Jordan": Jason Day throws down challenge to World No.1

Tears of joy: Jason Day cries as he acknowledges the crowd after winning the US PGA Championship.

Matt Murnane   Australia's Jason Day says he's ready to thrown down the challenge again to Jordan Spieth, boldly calling for a one-on-one match-up with the world No.1 in this year's Presidents Cup.

Jason Day will do whatever it takes to be leader of golf's new world order

New order: Jordan Spieth congratulates Jason Day after his three-stroke victory in the PGA Championship.

Matt Murnane   Jason Day made his first major headlines as a brash, outrageously talented 17-year-old.

When sport needed it, Jason Day arrived with perfect timing

Peter FitzSimons dinkus.

Peter FitzSimons   Ever and always, Australian sport has displayed an acute sense of timing.

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Is this the next Jason Day?

Teen sensation Brett Coletta is leading 'the tournament to win'.

An Australian teenager, the clubhouse leader in the US Amateur tournament, is poised to surpass US PGA Champion Jason Day at the same stage of his career.

A new Day means Spieth, Scott will headline Australian summer

Will be, won't be: Jordan Spieth is coming back to Australia but, for now, Jason Day is staying home to play father.

Phil Lutton   No Jason Day means Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott will headline the Australian summer.

Kyrgios can learn plenty from Day

Andrew Webster headshot dinkus

Andrew Webster   The humble way Jason Day won the US PGA is a lesson for the tennis brat.

Day conquers demons to complete new 'big three'

The big three: Jason Day.

James Corrigan   Sir Nick Faldo has acclaimed Jason Day as completing the modern "big three" as golf falls over itself in delirium at the young trio leading the sport to a revolutionary era.

Bubba gets stuck into it over the habits of ants

Bubba Watson holds up his ball after making a birdie putt on the 10th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis. (AP Photo/Jae Hong)

Danielle Rendina   When is an animal that burrows not considered a burrowing animal?

The sledge that spurred Jason Day to victory

Major success: Australia's Jason Day.

Phil Lutton   Jason Day's historic finish in the face of a hostile crowd made a powerful statement that he had now learned how to close out a big event.

Major winner Day puts baby first

Jason Day with his wife Ellie and son Dash. Day will not travel to Australia this summer as his wife is expecting their second child.

Jason Day is looking forward to celebrating his major breakthrough with Australian golf fans, but it will have to wait as the impending birth of his second child has ruled him out of a return this summer.

10 things you didn't know about Jason Day

Jason Day celebrates with the Wanamaker trophy.

Tom Decent   Here are some fun facts about Australia's newest major winner Jason Day

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Day goes from blue-collar to blue chip

Jason Day, of Australia, kisses the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Phil Lutton   Jason Day delivered on his talents in spectacular style at the PGA Championship.

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Jason Day's childhood friend says work ethic

Jason Day, left, and Mat Rainsford, third from left, as schoolboys.

Jon Tuxworth   Queanbeyan Golf Club teaching pro Mat Rainsford remembers reading Jason Day's schoolboy goals taped above his bunk bed and thinking "this kid's kidding".