Canizares, Hendry share lead in Perth

PERTH, Australia, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Alejandro Canizares of Spain and Michael Hendry of New Zealand share the opening round of the inaugural Perth International Thursday at 7-under par 65.

Molinari equals career low round

INVERNESS, Scotland, July 12 (UPI) -- Francesco Molinari equaled the low round of his pro career with a 10-under 62 Thursday that gave him the lead at the Scottish Open.

Molinari charges, takes Spanish Open win

SEVILLE, Spain, May 6 (UPI) -- Francesco Molinari erased a four-stroke deficit by firing a bogey-free, 7-under 65 Sunday, rallying to claim a three-shot win at the Spanish Open.

McGrane leads Trophee Hassan tournament

AGADIR, Morocco, March 22 (UPI) -- Damien McGrane shot a seven-under 65 Thursday for a two-stroke lead after the opening round of the Trophee Hassan II tournament in Morocco.

Claxton out front in Mayakoba Classic

RIVIERA MAYA, Mexico, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Will Claxton shot a 5-under 66 Thursday that gave him a one-shot lead over seven players at the end of one round at the Mayakoba Golf Classic.

Whiteford leads at India's Avantha Masters

NEW DELHI, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Peter Whiteford used a 4-under-par 68 Friday to build on his lead halfway through the European Tour's Avantha Masters in India.

Canizares, Whiteford share Euro Tour lead

NEW DELHI, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Alejandro Canizares and Peter Whiteford are at 6-under-par 66 and share the lead after Thursday's first round of the European Tour's Avantha Masters in India.
Kaymer passes faltering Canizares in Paris

Kaymer passes faltering Canizares in Paris

PARIS, July 3 (UPI) -- Defending champion Martin Kaymer took advantage of a stumbling Alejandro Canizares to take the third-round lead of the French Open golf tournament Saturday.

Canizares jumps to European Tour lead

PARIS, July 2 (UPI) -- Alejandro Canizares had his second 5-under-par 66 Friday and owns a one-stroke lead halfway through the European Tour's Alstom Open de France in Paris.

Derksen leads European Tour event in Paris

PARIS, July 1 (UPI) -- Robert-Jan Derksen shot 8-under-par 63 Thursday and took a three-stroke lead after the first round of the European Tour's Alstom Open de France in Paris.
Hanson wins one-hole Mallorca playoff

Hanson wins one-hole Mallorca playoff

MALLORCA, Spain, May 16 (UPI) -- Peter Hanson's par on the first playoff hole was enough to defeat Alejandro Canizares and take the Iberdrola Open in Mallorca, Spain.

Kingston leads European Tour stop in Spain

SON SERVERA, Spain, May 13 (UPI) -- James Kingston shot a 5-under-par 65 Thursday and owns a 2-stroke lead one round into the European Tour's Iberdrola Open Cala Millor in Spain.

Andersson Hed leads at Italian Open

TURIN, Italy, May 7 (UPI) -- Fredrik Andersson Hed rocketed into the lead of the European Tour's Italian Open with a 6-under-par 66 Friday.

Aphibarnrat ahead in European PGA event

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 5 (UPI) -- Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand chipped in for an eagle on his final hole Friday and leads the European Tour's Malaysian Open.

Levet takes lead in Spanish Open

GIRONA, Spain, May 1 (UPI) -- Thomas Levet fired a 5-under 67 Friday that put him two shots in front of Soren Hansen midway through the Spanish Open.
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José Alejandro Cañizares Gómez (born 9 January 1983) is a Spanish professional golfer.

Cañizares was born in Madrid, and is the son of five-time European Tour winner and four-time European Ryder Cup team member José Maria Cañizares. He attended college in the United States, where he won the 2003 NCAA men's golf championship while at Arizona State University. He turned professional in 2006.

In August 2006, Cañizares won on his third start as an affiliate member of the European Tour, at the Imperial Collection Russian Open. The win gave him full membership of the tour for two years. It also put him into the record books as the fastest affiliate member to win on the tour, surpassing Sergio García and Graeme McDowell who had both won in their fourth tournaments.

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