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PERTH, Australia -- Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark and John Wade of Australia shot course-record 8-under 64s at the Lake Karrinyup Country Club to share the lead after the first round of the Perth International on Thursday.
Push to stage British Open at Portrush gains speed after Clarke's victory
If Darren Clarke had his way, the British Open would be held at Royal Portrush every year. But the new champion probably faces a long wait just to discover if it will stage the championship in his lifetime.
23 Jul 2011 - 7:39pm - 0 Comments
Noren's record 63 gives him 11-shot lead over Watson at Nordea Masters
Alexander Noren of Sweden shot a course-record 9-under 63 Saturday to extend his lead to 11 shots after the third round of the european Tour’s Nordea Masters.
23 Jul 2011 - 5:12pm - 0 Comments
Noren leads Nordea Masters by three at halfway, Watson five shots back
Alexander Noren of Sweden produced the co-best round of the European Tour’s Nordea Masters so far on Friday to take the outright lead at Bro Hof Slott Golf Club at the halfway point.
22 Jul 2011 - 3:34pm - 0 Comments
Swedish amateur Karlsson tied for lead after first round at Nordea Masters
Swedish amateur golfer Robert Karlsson was on top on the leaderboard with countryman Alexander Noren and Jaco Van Zyl of South Africa after they shot 5-under 67s in Thursday's first round of the Nordea Masters.
21 Jul 2011 - 3:27pm - 0 Comments
Johnson ready to move past British Open, starting now in Nordea Masters
Dustin Johnson will look to put another near-miss in a major behind him when he tees off in the European Tour’s Nordea Masters on Thursday.
20 Jul 2011 - 4:46pm - 0 Comments
Clarke's victory gives older players hope they can still win, says Bjorn
Thomas Bjorn believes Darren Clarke's British Open victory has given renewed hope to the 40somethings in the game who have already been written off.
18 Jul 2011 - 7:32pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy, after 25th-place finish, says he prefers United States' golf weather
Darren Clarke and Rory McIlroy will be seeing a lot of each other in the coming months -- and perhaps the new British Open champion will be able to convince the 22-year-old that he can win in all weather.
18 Jul 2011 - 7:27pm - 1 Comments
Lewis returns to amateur ranks with knowledge that there's work ahead
British Open star Tom Lewis returns to golf's amateur ranks this week knowing he has plenty of work to do before he can consistently compete with the professionals.
18 Jul 2011 - 7:22pm - 0 Comments
A 'very good night' follows Clarke's Open triumph at Royal St. George's
Darren Clarke’s bleary, bloodshot eyes told it all.
18 Jul 2011 - 12:10pm - 0 Comments
Donald stretches lead over Westwood to more than a point in world ranking
Luke Donald stretched his lead over No. 2-ranked Lee Westwood in this week’s edition of the Official World Golf Ranking, to the point that Westwood now needs no worse than a runner-up finish at the British Open to stand any chance of regaining the world No. 1 spot.
11 Jul 2011 - 4:59pm - 0 Comments
Don't anoint McIlroy as golf's next superstar just yet, Nicklaus warns
Jack Nicklaus believes it’s too early to label Rory McIlroy golf’s next superstar. The column inches have stacked up for the 22-year-old McIlroy since he cruised to his first major title by winning the U.S. Open at Congressional by eight shots last month.
10 Jul 2011 - 4:21pm - 0 Comments
Donald rockets to four-shot victory at Scottish Open, keeps No. 1 ranking
Luke Donald enjoyed the perfect warmup for next week’s British Open with a 9-under 63 to win the Barclays Scottish Open by four strokes, his first victory since becoming the world No. 1 in May.
10 Jul 2011 - 2:52pm - 0 Comments
No play at Scottish Open on Saturday, rain reduces event to 54 holes
The Barclays Scottish Open was reduced to a three-round event after torrential rain overnight and throughout Saturday flooded the Castle Stuart links course at Inverness, wiping out the entire third day’s play.
9 Jul 2011 - 4:29pm - 0 Comments
McDowell among three co-leaders as storms halt Round 2 at Scottish Open
Storms and heavy rain brought an early end to the second day’s play at the Barclays Scottish Open on Friday, with former U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell in a three-way share of the lead.
8 Jul 2011 - 2:38pm - 0 Comments
Westwood shares Scottish Open lead, Donald trails by two after first round
World No. 2 Lee Westwood started the Barclays Scottish Open with a 7-under-par 65 at the new Castle Stuart links on Thursday, and shares the lead with Mark Tullo of Chile, a graduate from the Challenge Tour last season who can boast a victory over Rory McIlroy at the Egyptian Open.
7 Jul 2011 - 2:39pm - 0 Comments
Five of top nine using Scottish Open to prepare for next week's British
A host of the world’s leading players will flock to the Barclays Scottish Open this week to test their links game on the recently opened Castle Stuart course in preparation for the British Open.
6 Jul 2011 - 2:23pm - 0 Comments
Mickelson will change approach on greens in quest to master links golf
Phil Mickelson is banking on a change in strategy on the greens in the next two weeks to break his tournament drought in Britain.
6 Jul 2011 - 2:17pm - 0 Comments
Westwood and Donald keen to play some links golf again in Scottish Open
The world No. 1 spot is on the line again, but there is a bigger picture for Luke Donald and Lee Westwood in the Barclays Scottish Open this week.
6 Jul 2011 - 2:08pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy might struggle to regain his focus at British Open, says McDowell
Graeme McDowell has pointed out another potential problem for Rory McIlroy when he returns to action at the British Open next week.
6 Jul 2011 - 2:02pm - 0 Comments