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GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) -- Marc Leishman took advantage of an early start to shoot a 7-under 65 and move into a share of the second-round lead at the Australian PGA Championship on Friday.
Fichardt leads Tshwane Open by one shot over Akesson after first round
CENTURION, South Africa -- Darren Fichardt of South Africa birdied the longest par-5 in European Tour history Thursday to lead the inaugural Tshwane Open by one stroke after the first round.
28 Feb 2013 - 1:56pm - 0 Comments
Matsuyama tied for lead after first day of British Open qualifier in Asia
BANGKOK -- Two-time Asia-Pacific Amateur champion Hideki Matsuyama of Japan and Siddikur Rahman of Bangladesh fired 6-under rounds of 66 Thursday to share the lead after the first round of the two-day Asian International Final Qualifying (IFQ) event for the British Open.
28 Feb 2013 - 10:18am - 0 Comments
Olazabal hails South Africa golf talent, says Spain's newest crop is struggling
CENTURION, South Africa -- Jose Maria Olazabal is envious of the production line of golf talent coming out of South Africa.
27 Feb 2013 - 3:44pm - 0 Comments
Fichardt taking it easy for Tshwane Open, played 10 minutes from home
CENTURION, South Africa -- For his eighth tournament in eight weeks, Darren Fichardt is understandably taking things a bit easier than normal ahead of the European Tour’s inaugural Tshwane Open, which gets underway on Thursday.
27 Feb 2013 - 3:31pm - 0 Comments
Otto raring to go at Tshwane Open after break for quality time with family
CENTURION, South Africa -- A little fresh air and some quality time with his family was all two-time European Tour champion Hennie Otto needed to get the competitive juices flowing again.
27 Feb 2013 - 3:14pm - 0 Comments
Thomas, Ryder Cup player and architect, honored by European Tour
LONDON -- Dave Thomas, a four-time Ryder Cup player and renowned course designer, has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of the European Tour.
18 Feb 2013 - 6:00pm - 0 Comments
Fichardt wins Africa Open by two over Van Zyl despite late wobble
EAST LONDON, South Africa -- Darren Fichardt survived a late wobble Sunday to win his fourth European Tour title by two shots after closing with a round of 71 on the final day of the Africa Open.
17 Feb 2013 - 12:16pm - 0 Comments
Fichardt and Van Zyl of South Africa share third-round lead at Africa Open
EAST LONDON, South Africa -- South Africans Darren Fichardt and Jaco Van Zyl are in a strong position to extend the host nation’s superb record in the Africa Open after moving into a share of the 54-hole lead on Saturday. 
16 Feb 2013 - 12:48pm - 0 Comments
Da Silva leads Africa Open by three after playing 28 holes on second day
EAST LONDON, South Africa -- Brazil’s Adilson Da Silva made light work of a 28-hole day on Friday to storm into a three-shot lead over local favorite Jaco Van Zyl at the halfway stage of the Africa Open at East London Golf Club.
15 Feb 2013 - 4:34pm - 0 Comments
Van Zyl leads Africa Open as wind wreaks havoc on play in first round
EAST LONDON, South Africa -- South African Jaco Van Zyl overcame blustery conditions and a suspension in play at East London Golf Club on Thursday to set the clubhouse lead of 6-under-par 66 in the weather-disrupted first round of the European Tour’s Africa Open.
14 Feb 2013 - 2:17pm - 0 Comments
British Open tweaks its process for players to get in field via special lists
LOS ANGELES -- Players no longer will have to figure out special money lists to determine whether they can get into the British Open.
12 Feb 2013 - 11:58pm - 0 Comments
Sterne wins Joburg Open by seven strokes, Schwartzel finishes second
JOHANNESBURG -- Richard Sterne cruised to his first European Tour title in more than four years, winning the Joburg Open by seven shots on Sunday.
10 Feb 2013 - 12:41pm - 0 Comments
Sterne and Fisher share 54-hole lead at Joburg Open, five shots ahead of third
JOHANNESBURG -- South Africans Richard Sterne and Trevor Fisher Jr. each shot a 4-under 68 Saturday to move five shots ahead of the field at the Joburg Open.
9 Feb 2013 - 12:03pm - 0 Comments
Fisher shoots 62 to tie Sterne for lead after second round of Joburg Open
JOHANNESBURG -- Trevor Fisher Jr. shot a 9-under 62 and Richard Sterne had a 65 Friday to share the lead after the second round of the Joburg Open.
8 Feb 2013 - 11:59am - 0 Comments
Sterne and Kieffer share one-shot lead after first round of Joburg Open
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- South African Richard Sterne and Germany's Maximilian Kieffer lead the way after Thursday’s opening day at the Joburg Open.
7 Feb 2013 - 11:32am - 0 Comments
Schwartzel favored in Joburg Open after red-hot finish to his 2012 season
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Charl Schwartzel finds himself a red-hot favorite for his first tournament of 2013 after an amazing end to 2012.
6 Feb 2013 - 2:03pm - 0 Comments
Gallacher leads Dubai Desert Classic, breaks Woods' 54-hole scoring mark
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Stephen Gallacher of Scotland shot a 10-under 62 on Saturday to take a three-shot lead at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic and break a three-round scoring record set by Tiger Woods 12 years ago.
2 Feb 2013 - 11:26am - 0 Comments
Sterne keeps lead in Dubai Desert Classic, Garcia has shoulder pain
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Overnight leader Richard Sterne made a birdie on the 18th hole Friday to take a one-shot lead over Thorbjorn Olesen and two others after the second round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
1 Feb 2013 - 10:52am - 0 Comments
Sterne leads Gallacher by one after first round of Dubai Desert Classic
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Richard Sterne nearly broke the course record at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday, shooting 10-under 62 in the first round to finish one shot ahead of Stephen Gallacher.
31 Jan 2013 - 11:41am - 0 Comments