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MADRID (AP) — Jon Rahm shot a 5-under 67 Sunday to win the Spanish Open with overnight leader Paul Dunne two strokes behind.   The fourth-ranked Rahm had six birdies in his final round to end the Centro Nacional de Golf tournament on 20-under 268.
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
Garcia, slump and eye issues behind him, looks for hot start in Dubai
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Less than three years ago, Sergio Garcia was mired in a slump so prolonged that he missed out on the 2010 Ryder Cup team and saw his world ranking fall as low as 85th.
30 Jan 2013 - 2:27pm - 0 Comments
Brown, Jeffress and Dartnall get into British Open via Australia qualifier
MELBOURNE, Australia -- New Zealand’s Mark Brown will take his place in the 2013 British Open Championship at Muirfield after setting a new course record at Kingston Heath Golf Club on Wednesday during International Final Qualifying (IFQ) Australasia.
30 Jan 2013 - 1:46pm - 0 Comments
Westwood targets season-opening win in Dubai after offseason of change
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- He's got a new caddie and a new home in the United States. Lee Westwood hopes those changes translate into victories this year, starting with the Omega Dubai Desert Classic that begins Thursday.
29 Jan 2013 - 6:48pm - 1 Comments
Smith and Dartnall tied at halfway in British Open qualifier in Australia
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Amateur Cameron Smith is tied for the lead with fellow Australian Stephen Dartnall after Tuesday’s first round of International Final Qualifying (IFQ) for the 2013 British Open.
29 Jan 2013 - 12:21pm - 0 Comments
Wood wins Qatar Masters with eagle at 18th to deny Garcia and Coetzee
DOHA, Qatar -- Chris Wood eagled the 18th hole to win the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters for his first European Tour victory Saturday, overtaking Sergio Garcia and George Coetzee, who finished a shot back. The 72-hole European Tour event began on Wednesday.
26 Jan 2013 - 10:19am - 0 Comments
Wood steps out to three-shot lead after third round of Qatar Masters
DOHA, Qatar -- Chris Wood shot an 8-under 64 Friday for a three-stroke lead on Michael Campbell and two others after the third round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. The 72-hole European Tour event began on Wednesday and ends Saturday.
25 Jan 2013 - 10:43am - 0 Comments
Garcia and Kaymer join four-way tie for second-round lead at Qatar Masters
DOHA, Qatar -- European Ryder Cup stars Martin Kaymer and Sergio Garcia were among four players tied for the lead at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters after the second round on Thursday. The 72-hole event began Wednesday and ends Saturday.
24 Jan 2013 - 10:45am - 0 Comments
Santos leads after first day of Qatar Masters
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- Ricardo Santos of Portugal made five birdies on his back nine to finish with a 7-under 65 Wednesday in the opening round of the Qatar Masters, taking a one shot lead over Anthony Wall and Peter Whiteford.
23 Jan 2013 - 10:38am - 0 Comments
Rose back at Qatar Masters hoping to emulate teammate Lawrie's record
DOHA, Qatar -- Ryder Cup teammates Paul Lawrie and Justin Rose return to the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters this week with vastly different records in the event.
22 Jan 2013 - 10:10pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy 'very disappointed' about 2013 debut, now set sights on Masters
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Rory McIlroy admits he was "very disappointed" after his first tournament with Nike clubs ended in failure, and spent the weekend in Abu Dhabi working with his swing coach, Michael Bannon.
20 Jan 2013 - 6:34pm - 0 Comments
Donaldson overtakes Rose to win Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Jamie Donaldson won the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship by one shot on Sunday for the biggest victory of his career, with Justin Rose narrowly missing a birdie putt on the 18th which would have forced a playoff.
20 Jan 2013 - 11:45am - 0 Comments