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Rory McIlroy joins golf's elite with two-shot British Open win

Allan Kelly Rory McIlroy joined the elite list of golfers to have won three of the four major titles at Hoylake on Sunday, but he had to battle all the way against Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler before bagging...

Rory McIlroy suffers another Friday fright

Off course: Rory McIlroy.

Fatiha Betscher Rory McIlroy's Friday curse struck again as the double Major winner slumped from an overnight one-stroke lead to be trailing by six shots on day two of the Scottish Open.

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Jordan Spieth tips Tiger Woods to win British Open

 Tiger Woods.

Tiger Woods is one of the principal favourites for The Open in two weeks' time, regardless of his missed cut on his reappearance after back surgery.

Adam Scott to take Tiger's No.1 golf ranking

A top-16 finish at the Players Championship will lift Adam Scott to world No.1.

Adam Scott will overtake injured Tiger Woods in next week's rankings to become golf's No.1 for the first time, even though the Australian will not play this week.

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Under-the-radar Justin Rose aims to bloom at Augusta

Justin Rose.

Justin Rose's low profile suits the Englishman just fine.

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Adam Scott relishing US Masters title defence role

Adam Scott is enjoy his time as US Masters champion.

AUGUSTA: From sharing a locker with legend Gary Player to inspiring victories by fellow Australians, reigning Masters champion Adam Scott is still feeling the buzz from his first major title.

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Masters champion Scott paired with Dufner, U.S. Amateur winner

Australia's Adam Scott .

Michael Buteau Adam Scott will play the opening two rounds with PGA champion Jason Dufner and Matthew Fitzpatrick, the U.S. Amateur champion.

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US Masters champion Adam Scott's tribute to coach Brad Malone

Adam Scott

Adam Scott says it's time his brother-in-law Brad Malone got more recognition for his transformation into a golfing major championship force.

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Adam Scott not only Australian making golf world buzz

Marc Leishman's good Masters finish last year keeps him in punters' sights.

Instead of the Tiger Roar, it might be cheers of "Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! Oi! Oi! Oi!" echoing through Amen Corner this weekend.

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Adam Scott in position to make a fearsome foursome

Adam Scott plays a shot during the first round of the 78th Masters at Augusta National Golf Club.

Jim Souhan Adam Scott brought bugs, not butterflies, to the Masters.

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Adam Scott is Australia's top sportsperson in 2013 in part for banishing memories of Greg Norman

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Jake Niall Adam Scott is our top sportsperson in 2013 in part for banishing painful memories of the Shark at Augusta.

Poulter has last laugh

Europe's Ian Poulter

Paul Hayward The Chicago crowd knew how to taunt Ian Poulter. "Major winner, major winner," they chanted, as Webb Simpson, America's US Open champion, arrived on the first tee for their singles match.

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Australian golf in good shape: Scott

Spectators walk past the main scoreboard during a practice round in preparation for the 2013 Masters golf tournament.

Augusta Adam Scott has defended the depth of Australian golf despite the weakest Masters turnout since 2002.

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Leishman dreams of ending Australia's Augusta hoodoo

Mark Leishman.

Marc Leishman put himself into the lead of the 77th Masters with a six-under par 66 in Thursday's opening round, giving him hopes of becoming the first Australian to win at Augusta National.

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Tiger Woods cops two-stroke penalty

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods was given a two-stroke penalty at the Masters on Saturday for an improper drop at the 15th hole in Friday’s second round, a violation that would have previously led to his...

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Trio of Australians lie in wait to end green jacket jinx

Adam Scott

Jim Slater No Australian has ever won the Masters, but Adam Scott, Marc Leishman and Jason Day enter Sunday's final round at Augusta National with a golden opportunity to end the green jacket jinx.

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Masters' players divided over Woods' penalty

Tiger Woods walks off the 18th green during the third round.

James Corrigan, Augusta Should Tiger Woods have been disqualified or was the two-shot penalty sufficient?

'It will taint his legacy': Woods under attack for playing on after admitting scorecard error

Tiger Woods

James Corrigan Tiger Woods came under fire from his fellow professionals and leading figures in golf on Saturday after resisting pleas for him to withdraw from the Masters, despite signing for an incorrect...

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Trio chip in to break Augusta hoodoo

Jason Day

Ben Everill Charl Schwartzel was eight shots back, Nick Faldo was in the commentary booth, Larry Mize had missed the cut and Jack Nicklaus was observing from the clubhouse.

A day when a nice guy finished first

Adam Scott

Richard Hinds Decades of heartbreak was wiped away with the swipe of an elongated putter.

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