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Santos shoots 62 for European Tour lead

EAST LONDON, South Africa, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Ricardo Santos fired a 9-under-par 62 Thursday in taking the first-round lead at the European Tour's Africa Open in South Africa.

David Howell edges Peter Uihlein in St. Andrew's playoff

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- David Howell drained a birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday, edging Peter Uihlein to claim the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

Fichardt holds off Van Zyl at Africa Open

EAST LONDON, South Africa, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Darren Fichardt shook off three late bogeys Sunday, hanging on to win the Africa Open by two strokes with a final round of 1-under 71.

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Schwartzel claims lopsided Euro Tour win

MALELANE, South Africa, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Charl Schwartzel cruised to his second lopsided win in two weeks Sunday, winning the European Tour's Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Arica by 12 strokes.

Fernandez-Castano rallies for Italian win

TURIN, Italy, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Spain's Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano rallied from a stroke behind Sunday, carding an 8-under 64 to claim his second career Italian Open title.

Mulroy leads Italian Open by one stroke

TURIN, Italy, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Garth Mulroy shot a 6-under 66 Saturday to take a 1-shot lead after three rounds at the Italian Open in Turin.

Bland jumps into Italian Open lead

TURIN, Italy, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Richard Bland closed with three consecutive birdies Friday and has the lead halfway through the European Tour's BMW Italian Open.

Vijay Singh leads at Greenbrier

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va., July 5 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh, holder of the PGA Tour record for most wins over age 40, took the lead at the Greenbrier Classic Thursday with his lowest round in six years.

O'Hara leads at golf's South African Open

EKURHULENI, South Africa, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Steven O'Hara used a 4-under-par 68 Friday to take a 1-stroke lead after two rounds of the European Tour's South African Open Championship.

Mulroy claims win at Dunhill Championship

MALELANE, South Africa, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Garth Mulroy shot a 4-under-par 68 Sunday and secured a two-stroke victory at the European Tour's Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa.

Mulroy bolts to front at Dunhill

MALELANE, South Africa, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Garth Mulroy had five consecutive late birdies Saturday and climbed into the lead at the European Tour's Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa.

Three-way tie for lead at Joburg Open

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Defending champion Charl Schwartzel and two other golfers are tied for the lead heading into the final round of the European Tour's Joburg Open in Johannesburg.

Schwartzel shoots 61 at Joburg Open

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Defending champion Charl Schwartzel shot 10-under-par 61 Friday and moved into a tie for the lead at the European Tour's Joburg Open in Johannesburg.

South African Sterne wins Joburg Open

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Richard Sterne birdied the second hole of a three-way playoff Sunday to win the Joburg Open in South Africa, his third European Tour title.

Murless keeps lead at Johannesburg

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Mark Murless, playing on his home course, shot a 2-under-par 69 Saturday for a two-shot lead after three rounds of the Joburg Open in South Africa.

Kingston wins So. African Airways Open

PAARL, South Africa, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- James Kingston shot 1-under-par 71 Sunday, good enough to win the rain-delayed Southern African Airways Open at Paarl by one stroke over Oliver Wilson.

Oliver Wilson leads in South Africa

PAARL, South Africa, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Oliver Wilson shot 5-under-par 67 Saturday to grab the lead after three rounds of the South African Airways Open at Paarl.

Mulroy and Ping combine to win $3 million

MESQUITE, Nev., May 16 (UPI) -- Garth Mulroy and David Ping won the final hole of the 2005 Big Stakes Match Play Championship on Monday for a 2-up victory woth $3 million.
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