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Rose leads Indonesian Masters after 62

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) Justin Rose shot a 10-under 62 to take the early clubhouse lead Thursday in the Indonesian Masters at Royale Jakarta Golf Club.

Rose, starting on the back nine, had five birdies to go out in 31, then birdied four of five holes midway through his final nine and another birdie on his last hole.

That gave Rose a three-stroke lead over South Korea's Kim Giwhan with more than two-thirds of the field yet to complete their first rounds.

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Crosby appointed US Walker Cup captain

FAR HILLS, N.J. (AP) Nathaniel Crosby is returning to Royal Liverpool for the Walker Cup, this time as the U.S. captain.

The USGA has selected Crosby to lead the Americans in the 2019 matches at Royal Liverpool. Crosby played on the 1983 team that beat Great Britain & Ireland the last time it was held at Royal Liverpool. Read More...

LPGA adds 2 events on West Coast in 2018

The LPGA Tour is adding two tournaments in California next year as part of a 34-tournament schedule that offers a record $68.75 million in prize money.

Coming off a year in which 17 players earned at least $1 million, the LPGA Tour put together a 2018 schedule that it hopes to build momentum. While it lost two events - Lorena Ochoa Match Play in Mexico and the Manulife LPGA Classic in Canada - the LPGA replaced them with three new tournaments. Read More...

McIlroy plans busy schedule after break

Rory McIlroy took off the final three months of the year to heal his body and clear his mind, and he appears eager to get back to work.

With a series of announcements over the last week, McIlroy revealed what likely will be his most ambitious schedule ahead of Augusta National in the 10 years he has been eligible for the Masters. Read More...

No more penalties for wrong scorecards

Players no longer will be penalized two shots for an incorrect scorecard if they were not aware of a rules violation when they signed their card.

The USGA and R&A also will no longer respond to most TV viewers' calls during the tournament. Read More...

Dustin had many of 2017's defining shots

Some of the defining shots on the PGA Tour this year were hit from the tee and fairway, from the bunkers and behind trees, and even from the driving range.

Two of them effectively clinched a first major. One of them introduced another young star. Read More...

Stricker-O'Hair win QBE Shootout

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) Steve Stricker provided the pep talk and Sean O'Hair delivered the shot to secure victory Sunday in the QBE Shootout.

Stricker and O'Hair closed with an 8-under 64 for a two-shot victory over Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry, effectively clinching it when O'Hair made an eagle on the par-5 17th hole at Tiburon Golf Club. Read More...