SCOTT STARTS IN AUSTRALIAN TRIO FOR ONLY OPEN TUNEUP

BETHESDA, Maryland: Masters champion Adam Scott will play alongside fellow Australians Jason Day and Marc Leishman in the first and second rounds of the US PGA National, his final event before the British Open. World number four Scott, third in last year’s event at Congressional Country Club, became the first green-jacket winner from Australia by winning his first major title two months ago at Augusta National. Scott was grouped with his compatriots on Tuesday ahead of Thursday’s start of the $6.5 million event in suburban Washington, played on the same 7,569-yard layout where Rory McIlroy won the 2011 US Open for his first major triumph.

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