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SHANGHAI (AP) — Defending champion Alexander Levy could do little wrong as he opened his third round at the Volvo China Open on Saturday with four straight birdies, including a magnificent putt from 50 feet away.
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Kaymer knows why he's ranked third behind Westwood and Donald
England's Lee Westwood and Luke Donald top the world golf rankings at the moment -- and the player who has been pushed down to No. 3 can see why. Germany's Martin Kaymer had led the way earlier this year, only to be shunted down the order by those two.
17 May 2011 - 5:55pm - 0 Comments
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Kaymer drops caddie with whom he won major, ascended to No. 1 ranking
Less than three months after becoming world No. 1, Martin Kaymer has broken up with his Scottish caddie Craig Connelly.
17 May 2011 - 5:50pm - 0 Comments
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Donald up to second in world, giving England both of two top spots
Can it really be only 10 years ago that England had just one golfer in the world's top 100? Now, for the first time since the rankings began in 1986, there are two Englishmen in the top two.
16 May 2011 - 1:03pm - 0 Comments
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Clarke rallies past stumbling Wood to capture Iberdrola Open crown
Darren Clarke won his first European Tour event in almost three years at the Iberdrola Open on Sunday after carding a closing 69 to leapfrog Chris Wood on the leaderboard.
15 May 2011 - 12:54pm - 0 Comments
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European Tour Notebook: Calls to put Ballesteros on tour logo increase
Colin Montgomerie and Nick Faldo have added their names to the campaign to have the image of the late Seve Ballesteros on the logo of the European Tour.
14 May 2011 - 10:51pm - 0 Comments
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Wood extends lead to four shots over Clarke and Lowry in Iberdrola Open
Chris Wood shot a 1-under 69 to extend his lead to four strokes after Saturday’s third round of the European Tour’s Iberdrola Open.
14 May 2011 - 12:36pm - 0 Comments
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Wood leads way as British and Irish golfers dominate Iberdrola Open
Chris Wood claimed a three-stroke advantage at the European Tour’s Iberdrola Open on Friday as British and Irish golfers dominated the upper reaches of the leaderboard heading into the weekend.
13 May 2011 - 2:10pm - 0 Comments
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Bourdy leads Iberdrola Open after setting new course record at Pula GC
A course-record 63 on Thursday earned Frenchman Gregory Bourdy a one-shot lead at the end of the first round of the European Tour’s Iberdrola Open.
12 May 2011 - 2:22pm - 0 Comments
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After nine missed cuts, Dougherty set to try break streak at Iberdrola Open
The funeral of Seve Ballesteros gave every golfer a reason to pause and reflect on Wednesday, whether they were in Florida preparing for the sport's richest event or in Mallorca trying to find light at the end of a dark tunnel.
12 May 2011 - 12:51pm - 0 Comments
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Ballesteros' funeral attended by fans, friends and family in small hometown
To the mournful wail of a lone bagpipe, some of Europe’s greatest golfers joined family, friends and local residents Wednesday at the funeral of Seve Ballesteros, paying an emotional final tribute to the dynamic Spaniard who revived the European game.
11 May 2011 - 11:28am - 0 Comments
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Ballesteros crucial in turning Ryder Cup tide toward Europe: Jacklin
With the funeral of Seve Ballesteros taking place Wednesday, Tony Jacklin has recalled the seven words without which the Spanish maestro might never have become such a hero of British golf fans.
11 May 2011 - 12:59am - 0 Comments
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Pedrena and the world prepare to bid farewell to beloved Ballesteros
Nick Faldo, Colin Montgomerie and top-ranked Lee Westwood are expected to attend Wednesday’s funeral of Seve Ballesteros, who won five majors and transformed the game in Europe.
10 May 2011 - 7:14pm - 0 Comments
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Aiken wins Spanish Open by two, dedicates his victory to Ballesteros
South African Thomas Aiken lifted his first European Tour title Sunday at the Spanish Open -- an event inevitably overshadowed by the death of three-time winner Seve Ballesteros.
8 May 2011 - 3:02pm - 0 Comments
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Aiken ups lead to two strokes after third round of somber Spanish Open
The show went on at the Spanish Open Saturday amid all the tears shed for Seve Ballesteros -- many of them inevitably by Jose Maria Olazabal.
7 May 2011 - 12:51pm - 0 Comments
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Emotional Olazabal lauds Ballesteros' spirit as he plays on in Barcelona
Jose Maria Olazabal played through tears Saturday, overcome by grief following the death of his close friend and former Ryder Cup partner Seve Ballesteros.
7 May 2011 - 12:20pm - 0 Comments
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Reaction to the death of Ballesteros
Reaction to the death Saturday of golfing great Seve Ballesteros:
7 May 2011 - 12:13pm - 0 Comments
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Tributes pour in from around globe in wake of Ballesteros' death
Tributes poured in from across the globe Saturday after five-time major winner Seve Ballesteros died of brain cancer, with players moved to tears by the passing of the dashing Spaniard who transformed European golf and the Ryder Cup.
7 May 2011 - 12:10pm - 0 Comments
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Ballesteros' funeral to be Wednesday in his hometown of Pedrena, Spain
Seve Ballesteros’ funeral will be held in his native Pedrena on Wednesday after the five-time major champion died from complications of a cancerous brain tumor.
7 May 2011 - 12:05pm - 0 Comments
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With Spanish flair and five majors, Ballesteros changed golf in Europe
Seve Ballesteros was as inspirational in Europe as Arnold Palmer was in America, a handsome figure who feared no shot and often played from where no golfer had ever been.
7 May 2011 - 4:04am - 0 Comments