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Scott earns 1st official win at Riviera

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LOS ANGELES (AP) Adam Scott contemplated the safe shot to get him out of his mess on the 15th hole at Riviera, knowing it would probably cost him his two-shot lead but not yet the tournament.

On a Sunday filled with big blunders and untimely mistakes, Scott changed his mind.

"I thought, `Well, you can maybe win the tournament if you hit a great flop shot here.' So I thought I might as well go for it," Scott said after his two-shot victory in the Genesis Invitational, this one that counts in the record book.

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Parel rallies to win Chubb Classic

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) Scott Parel overcame a three-shot deficit Sunday and closed with an 8-under 63 to win the Chubb Classic by two shots over Bob Estes, his third career victory on the PGA Tour Champions to surpass $5 million for his career.

Parel moved atop the Charles Schwab Cup standings for the first time in his career. Read More...

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...

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...