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Scott had a 5-under 66 at Royal Melbourne to match fellow Australian Nathan Holman at 9-under 133.

The second-ranked Scott won the Australian PGA on Sunday at Royal Pines in his first home event since winning the Masters at Augusta National. He will team with Jason Day for Australia next week in the World Cup, also at Royal Melbourne, then play the Australian Open the following week at Royal Sydney.

Holman had a 65. Australians Matthew Griffin (65) and Nick Cullen (69) were a stroke back.

American Matt Kuchar (66) was four strokes behind.

Leukemia survivor Jarrod Lyle shot an even-par 71 to make the 36-hole cut in his first tournament in 20 months. He was 1 over, 10 strokes behind Scott and Holman.

LORENA OCHOA INVITATIONAL

GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) _ Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist and South Korea’s So Yeon Ryu each birdied the final hole for a share of the second-round lead with Thailand’s Pornanong Phatlum in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational

Nordqvist and Ryu shot 5-under 67 to match Phatlum at 9-under 135 at Guadalajara Country Club. Phatlum, the first-round leader in the 36-player event, had a 69.

South Korea’s Inbee Park was a stroke back along with Americans Lexi Thompson and Gerina Piller. Thompson had a 64 for the best round the first two days. Piller shot 65, and Park had a 68.

The top-ranked Park swept the first three major championships of the season and has three other LPGA Tour wins this season. She’s winless in eight starts since the U.S. Women’s Open in late June.

Second-ranked Suzann Pettersen and No. 3 Stacy Lewis were tied for ninth at 6 under.

Pettersen had a 68, and Lewis shot 66.