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WGC-HSBC Champions: Rory McIlroy beats Xander Schauffele in play-off to win in China

Rory McIlroy (right) shakes hands with Xander Schauffele after edging the play-offWGC-HSBC Champions third-round leaderboard (McIlroy wins after first play-off hole)-19 *R McIlroy (NI), X Schauffele (US);-17 L Oosthuizen (SA); -15 M Schwab (Swi), V Perez (Fra), A Ancer (Mex); -14 M Fitzpatrick (Eng)Selected others:-12 P Waring (Eng); -10 T Hatton (Eng); -5 J Rose…

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WGC-HSBC Champions: McIlroy in contention as Li sets Shanghai pace

McIlroy made five birdies on his back-nine during an opening round of 67WGC-HSBC Champions -8: H Li (Chn); -7: V Perez (Fra); -6: M Fitzpatrick (Eng), X Schauffele (US), S-J Im (Kor), A Scott (Aus)Selected others: -5: R McIlroy (NI); -4: D Willett (Eng), L Oosthuizen (SA); -3: M Wallace (Eng), J Rose (Eng); -2:…