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Kiwi duo pull out of Dunhill Cup

Frank Nobilo and Phil Tataurangi have withdrawn from the Dunhill Cup, replaced Monday by Michael Campbell and Michael Long.

Long and Campbell will join Greg Turner on the team representing New Zealand at the event at St. Andrews, Scotland, Oct. 7-10.

Long has withdrawn from the World Cup in Malaysia in November and has been replaced by Stephen Scahill, who will join Nobilo to make up the New Zealand team at the World Cup.

Tataurangi pulled out to concentrate fully on retaining his playing rights on the PGA Tour.

He made the decision after finishing 51st in the B.C. Open last week which left him 138th on the money list with $232,078. He needs to finish among the top 125 to retain his card.

Nobilo has also been struggling to retain his U.S. tour card, sitting 149th on the money list entering the Texas Open.

He didn't give any reason to the New Zealand PGA for his withdrawal.