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McIlroy wins 2nd FedEx Cup, $15M prize

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ATLANTA (AP) Rory McIlroy marched to the 18th green Sunday at East Lake with victory in hand and $15 million in the bank.

Even better was what he saw - and heard - behind him.

The scene was all too familiar. The gallery ducked under the ropes and rushed to encircle the green to watch the finish of a class performance in the Tour Championship. Before long, the chants began to ring out: "Rory! Rory! Rory!"

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Top-ranked Ko wins CP Women's Open

AURORA, Ontario (AP) Top-ranked Jin Young Ko wasn't going to walk up to the 18th green at the CP Women's Open without defending champion Brooke Henderson.

The runaway winner Sunday, Ko called for her groupmate to join her, and the two walked arm-in-arm to a rousing ovation at Magna Golf Club. Read More...

Van Rooyen wins 1st European Tour title

GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) Erik van Rooyen birdied the final hole to win his first European Tour title at the Scandinavian Invitation on Sunday.

The South African carded a 6-under 64 in the final round at Hills Golf & Sports Club to finish 19 under and a shot ahead of England's Matt Fitzpatrick (64). Read More...

Fans hurt by lightning out of hospital

ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta police say six people injured by debris from a lightning strike at the Tour Championship have been treated and released.

Authorities say the injured were five were men and one female juvenile. One was treated at East Lake Golf Club. The other five were taken to hospitals and released Saturday night. Read More...

Couples makes ace in 63, up 5 at Boeing

SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) Fred Couples made a hole-in-one in a round of 9-under 63 on Saturday and built a five-shot lead after two rounds of the Boeing Classic, his hometown tournament that he is trying to win for the first time.

Couples made the ace on No. 9, using a 4 iron on the 203-yard hole. It was the highlight of another solid day from the Seattle native, who has posted consecutive bogey-free rounds. Read More...

Olesen to face trial for sexual assault

UXBRIDGE, England (AP) Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen is to face trial after being charged with sexual assault and being drunk on an aircraft.

The 29-year-old Olesen indicated he would plead not guilty to the offenses when he made a brief appearance at a magistrates' court in Uxbridge, west of London, on Wednesday. Read More...

Day commits to playing Australian Open

SYDNEY (AP) Jason Day is hoping a one-week trip Down Under for the Australian Open will turn into two. He and Presidents Cup captain Ernie Els might already be formulating that plan.

Australian Open officials on Tuesday said Day will play at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney from Dec. 5-8. Read More...

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