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McIlroy, Scott, Kuchar hold Genesis lead

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LOS ANGELES (AP) Put together the best field of the year on a course players regard as one of the ultimate tests, and the result is a final round at Riviera loaded with possibilities.

Rory McIlroy kept patient through some missed opportunities by making enough birdies for a 3-under 68. Adam Scott, motivated to get a victory at Riviera that the PGA Tour counts, rolled in a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole Saturday for a 67. Matt Kuchar recovered from three bogeys in a four-hole stretch to make one last birdie for a 70.

They were tied for the lead at the Genesis Invitational.

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Inbee Park wins Australian Open title

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) Seven-time major champion Inbee Park saw a seven shot lead shrink to two shots Sunday before winning the Women's Australian Open by three strokes to clinch her first LPGA title in almost two years.

Park started her final round three shots in front of 19-year old South Korean compatriot Ayeon Cho. She bogeyed the ninth hole but still turned five shots ahead of the field and went out to a seven shot lead early on the back nine at the Royal Adelaide Golf Club. Read More...

Leaney leads at Chubb, Funk 2 shots back

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) Stephen Leaney leads after Saturday's second round at the Chubb Classic, and Fred Funk is two shots back as he attempts to become the oldest competitor to win a PGA Tour Champions event.

Leaney made an eagle on the 17th hole and has posted consecutive rounds of 65, putting him one shot ahead of Bernhard Langer and two clear of Funk, Chris DiMarco and Fred Couples. Read More...

Woods to skip Mexico Championship

LOS ANGELES (AP) Tiger Woods is among four players from the top 10 who are skipping the Mexico Championship next week, a World Golf Championships event with no cut and a $10.5 million purse.

Woods, who tied for 10th last year at Chapultepec Golf Club but was never in serious contention, did not offer a reason and was vague when asked about his schedule this week. He shot 73 in the morning at the Genesis Invitational, where he is the tournament host. Read More...

Golf events in Asia postponed for virus

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) Two men's golf tournaments co-sanctioned by the European and Asian tours in Malaysia and China were postponed Friday because of the deadly new virus from China.

The tournaments are the Maybank Championship in Kuala Lumpur on April 16-19 and the China Open in Shenzhen on April 23-26. Read More...

Woods unsure as Presidents Cup captain

LOS ANGELES (AP) Ernie Els has made it clear he will not be returning as International captain for the Presidents Cup next year.

Tiger Woods was a little more vague. Read More...

Taylor holds off Lefty for 2nd PGA win

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) Nick Taylor knew the odds were not in his favor Sunday at Pebble Beach.

Already nervous about facing Phil Mickelson for the first time with only a one-shot lead, Taylor found himself watching Lefty's short-game highlight show on the eve of their final-round pairing at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Read More...

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