Aphibarnrat leads golf's Malaysian Open

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 21 (UPI) -- Kiradech Aphibarnrat shot a 7-under-par 65 Thursday for the first-round clubhouse lead before rains hit at the European Tour's Maybank Malaysian Open.

Two-way tie for first at Open de France

PARIS, July 7 (UPI) -- David Howell shot a 67 Saturday to take a share of the lead at the Open de France alongside Anders Hansen.

Marcel Siem leads on European Tour

PARIS, July 6 (UPI) -- Marcel Siem shot his second straight 68 Friday and survived a weather delay to take a one-shot lead after 36 holes of the Open de France.

Noren claims two-shot Wales Open win

NEWPORT, Wales, June 5 (UPI) -- Alexander Noren took advantage of his competitors' mistakes Sunday and parlayed his 1-under-par 70 into a comfortable Wales Open victory.

Noren hangs on to lead at Wales Open

NEWPORT, Wales, June 4 (UPI) -- Alexander Noren of Sweden shot an even-par 71 Saturday to hang on to the lead of Wales Open, one stroke ahead of Peter Hanson and Anders Hansen.

Aiken notches first European Tour win

TERRASSA, Spain, May 8 (UPI) -- Thomas Aiken pulled away early Sunday and cruised in for his first European Tour victory with a win at the Spanish Open.

Pablo Martin leads South Africa golf event

PAARL, South Africa, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Pablo Martin capped an even-par 72 with a closing birdie Saturday and holds a one-stroke lead through three rounds at the South African Open golf tournament.

Erlandsson ahead at South African Open

PAARL, South Africa, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Martin Erlandsson, riding a round that included an eagle and six birdies, shot 8-under-par 64 Thursday and leads after one round of the South African Open.

Pablo Martin takes Dunhill Championship

MALELANE, South Africa, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Spaniard Pablo Martin shot a 3-under-par 69 Sunday and won the European Tour's Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa by one stroke.

S. African Kingston tops Hansen in playoff

COLOGNE, Germany, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- James Kingston of South Africa won the Mercedes-Benz Championship in Cologne, Germany, Sunday with a 5-foot par putt on the first hole of a playoff.
Hansen leads the European Open

Hansen leads the European Open

KENT, England, May 28 (UPI) -- Denmark's Anders Hansen shot 7-under-par 65 Thursday and holds a one-stroke lead after the first 18 holes at the European Open in Kent, England.

Three-way tie at Qatar Masters

DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Three players shot 6-under-par 66 Thursday and share the lead after the first 18 holes at the European Tour's Qatar Masters in Doha.

Anders Hansen wins Joburg Open

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Denmark's Anders Hansen birdied the final hole and won the Joburg Open in South Africa Sunday, finishing at 15-under-par 269, a shot ahead of Andrew McLardy.

Schwartzel, McLardy, Drysdale share lead

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- South Africans Charl Schwartzel and Andrew McLardy and Scot David Drysdale shared the third-round lead at 11-under-par 202 Saturday in the Joburg Open.

Kaymer wins BMW event in playoff

MUNICH, Germany, June 22 (UPI) -- After blowing a six-stroke lead, Germany's Martin Kaymer beat Anders Hansen in a playoff Sunday to win the European Tour's BMW Championship in Munich.
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Anders Hansen
Anders Hansen from Denmark tees off on the 1st hole during the final round of the World Golf Championships - CA Championship at Doral Resort and Spa in Doral, Florida on March 23, 2008. Hansen is nine under par after 11 holes of the suspended final round. (UPI Photo/Michael Bush)

Anders Hansen (born 16 September 1970) is a Danish professional golfer.

Hansen was born in S√łnderborg, Denmark. He turned professional in 1995. It took him a few years to establish himself on the European Tour, with his first top 116 Order of Merit finish (the level a player requires to automatically regain his card) coming in 1999.

His maiden European Tour victory was the 2002 Volvo PGA Championship and he finished in the top 60 on the Order of Merit every year from 2000 to 2010, with a best of sixteenth in 2002. He has featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings and has been the highest ranked Danish golfer.

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