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McGinley builds his BMW Championship lead

VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 23 (UPI) -- Ireland's Paul McGinley Friday extended his lead to 4 strokes at the BMW PGA Championship in Virginia Water, England.

Ogilvy leads the World Golf Championship

MIAMI, March 21 (UPI) -- Geoff Ogilvy's 5-under-par 67 Friday gave him a one-stroke lead over Tiger Woods through 36 holes at the World Golf Championships-CA Championship in Miami.

Cabrera among match play semifinalists

WENTWORTH, England, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Angel Cabrera, Ernie Els, Hunter Mahan and Henrik Stenson had lopsided wins and made the semifinals of the HSBC World Match Play Championship in England.

Overton leads by 3 at Wyndham Championship

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Jeff Overton posted a 6-under 66 Saturday to move into a three-shot lead after three rounds of the PGA Wyndham Championship at Greensboro, N.C.

Huston out to secure FedEx Cup berth

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 17 (UPI) -- John Huston, going for a spot in the lucrative FedEx Cup, grabbed a share of the lead Friday after two rounds of the Wyndham Championship at Greensboro, N.C.

European players skipping the U.S. Open

LONDON, June 1 (UPI) -- Paul Lawrie on Friday became the latest European Tour golfer to say he was skipping next week's qualifying event for the U.S. Open golf tournament.

Hansen gets BMW playoff win

VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 27 (UPI) -- Anders Hansen beat Justin Rose in one playoff hole Sunday to win the European Tour's BMW PGA Championship in Virginia Water, England.

O'Hair leads the Byron Nelson Classic

IRVING, Texas, April 26 (UPI) -- Sean O'Hair shot 5-under-par 65 Thursday for a one-shot lead after the first round of the PGA's Byron Nelson Golf Classic at Irving, Texas.

Kjeldsen has the lead at the KLM Open

ZANDVOORT, Netherlands, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Denmark's Soren Kjeldsen has a one-shot lead in the clubhouse in the second round of the European Tour's KLM Open Golf Tournament at Zandvoort, Netherlands.

Cavaer, Hansen are KLM Open co-leaders

ZANDVOORT, Netherlands, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Christian Cevaer of France and Denmark's Anders Hansen are tied for the lead after one round of the European Tour's KLM Open at Zandvoort, Netherlands.

Campbell takes the lead at the French Open

PARIS, July 1 (UPI) -- New Zealand's Michael Campbell is the leader after 54 holes of the French Open Golf Tournament in Paris.

Molinari wins Italian Open

MILAN, Italy, May 7 (UPI) -- Before a home crowd Sunday, Italy's Francesco Molinari won the Italian Open golf tournament in Milan by four shots.

Four share the lead at Jakarta Open

JAKARTA, March 2 (UPI) -- Thongchai Jaidee carded a 6-under-par 66 Thursday to share the opening-round lead at the HSBC Indonesia Open at Jakarta.

Woods beats Els in Dubai playoff

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Tiger Woods won the Dubai Desert Classic Sunday when Ernie Els bogeyed the first sudden death playoff hole.

Tiger Woods shares lead at Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods, who won in a playoff last week, has a share of the lead after three rounds of the Dubai Desert Classic Saturday.
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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)
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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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