McIlroy builds big European Masters lead

CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Rory McIlroy fired a 5-under-par 66 Saturday to build a four-stroke lead through 54 holes at the European Masters in Crans Montana, Switzerland.

Rumford among leaders at Switzerland golf

CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Brett Rumford shot 4-under-par 67 Friday to tie Rory McIlroy after 36 holes at the European Masters golf tournament at Crans Montana, Switzerland.

Lickliter leads Q-school field by 9 shots

WINTER GARDEN, Fla., Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Frank Lickliter shot a second straight 62 Thursday for a nine-stroke lead one-third of the way through the PGA Tour's qualifying tournament in Florida.

Vibe-Hastrup wins Euro event at Madrid

MADRID, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Denmark's Mads Vibe-Hastrup won the Open de Madrid Golf Tournament in Madrid Sunday by three shots over Spain's Alejandro Canizares.

Vanscik still the leader at Madrid

MADRID, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Daniel Vancsik will carry a two-stroke lead into Sunday's final round of the European Tour’s Open de Madrid golf tournament in Madrid.

Canizares, Vanscik tied at Madrid

MADRID, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Alejandro Canizares and Daniel Vanscik were tied for the lead after two rounds of the European Tour’s Open de Madrid Golf Tournament in Spain.

Johansson claims first win in 10 years

MOSCOW, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Per-Ulrik Johansson got his first victory in a decade with a 5-under 67 in the final round of the Russian Open Golf Championship to win by six shots. Johansson had four consecutive rounds in the 60s to beat by one shot the tournament scoring record set la

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Zions leads the Romano Open

MARBELLA, Spain, May 10 (UPI) -- Australia's Matthew Zions shot 7-under-par 65 for a one-shot lead after the first round of the European Tour's Romano Open de Andalucia at Marbella, Spain.

Erlandsson leads BMW Open

MUNICH, Germany, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Sweden's Martin Erlandsson is the leader after 36 holes of the European Tour's BMW Open Golf Tournament in Munich, Germany. Erlandsson broke away from the pack Friday with a 4-under-par 68 and is 9-under 135 through two rounds.

Canizares wins the Russian Open

MOSCOW, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Spain's Alejandro Canizares Sunday was a four-shot winner at the European Tour's Russia Open at Moscow.

Canizares leads the Russian Open

MOSCOW, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Spain's Alejandro Canizares has a one-shot lead after three rounds of the European Tour's Russian Open Golf Tournament at Moscow.

The Russian Open has a three-way tie

MOSCOW, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Spain's Carlos Rodiles and Francisco Valera Friday tied David Drysdale of Scotland for the lead after two rounds of the European Tour's Russian Open at Moscow.
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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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