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UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Ships given to charity sold for profit

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) -- A California faith-based non-profit group is denying it did anything wrong by selling two donated decommissioned Coast Guard cutters for a profit. Canvasback Missions in Benicia, Calif., took possession of the cutters, the White Sage and the White Holly,

Lara leads the European Open

KILDARE, Ireland, July 8 (UPI) -- Spain's Jose Manuel Lara Saturday forged into the lead after 54 holes of the European Golf Tournament in Kildare, Ireland.

Dredge, Fasth are co-leaders at Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland, July 6 (UPI) -- Bradley Dredge of Wales and Sweden's Niclas Fasth share the lead at 7-under-par 65 after the first round of the European Tour at Dublin, Ireland.

Webster takes 1-stroke lead in Italy golf

MILAN, Italy, May 7 (UPI) -- Steve Webster of England shot a 6-under-par 66 and took a one-shot lead in the Italian Open Saturday over countryman Richard Finch.

Kennedy has three-shot lead in Portugal

SANTO DA SERRA MADEIRA, Portugal, March 27 (UPI) -- Brad Kennedy of Australia had a three-stroke lead Saturday after the third day of the rain-plagued Madeira Island Open.

Jimenez wins Mallorca Classic

MALLORCA, Spain, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Miguel Angel Jimenez won the rain-shortened Turespana Majorca Classic Sunday after a late collapse by Jose Maria Olazabal.

Bjorn grabs two-shot lead

MUNICH, Germany, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Thomas Bjorn of Denmark had a 6-under-par 66 on Saturday and grabbed a two-shot lead after the third round of the BMW International Open.

Poulter shares BMW lead

MUNICH, Germany, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Ian Poulter of Britain shot a 6-under-par 66 Friday after his caddie was hospitalized with pneumonia and shared the lead midway through the BMW International.

Green leads European Tour event

PERTHSHIRE, Scotland, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- On a sun-splashed day at the Gleneagles Hotel Golf Club, Richard Green of Australia carded a 7-under par 65 Thursday to take a one-shot lead over Sweden's Fredr

Tobias Dier wins TNT Open

HILVERSUM, Netherlands, July 28 (UPI) -- Tobias Dier became the third German winner of the TNT Open in six years on Sunday as he closed with a one-under-par 69 to win the European Tour event by once st

Dier closes with eagle, leads by three

HILVERSUM, Netherlands, July 27 (UPI) -- Tobias Dier of Germany closed with an eagle on Saturday to maintain a three-stroke lead after the third round of the TNT Open.

Dier keeps Dutch Open lead

HILVERSUM, Netherlands, July 26 (UPI) -- Tobias Dier of Germany continued to set the pace at the Dutch Open Friday and then said his sudden surge of success was brought about because he was practicing

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Armstrong lead still solid with 2 runs to go

British Open Pairings

GULLANE, Scotland, July 16 (UPI) -- Pairings and starting times for the first two rounds of the British Open, which starts Thursday at Muirfield Golf Links. First time listed is for Thursday, July
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Jamie Spence (born 26 May 1963 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent) is an English golfer. He turned professional in 1985 and has finished in the top 100 on the European Tour Order of Merit more than a dozen times, with a best placing of tenth in 1992. His two European Tour wins came at the 1992 Canon European Masters and the 2000 Moroccan Open.

In 2003 he succeeded Mark James as the Chairman of The European Tour's Tournament Committee.

Spence also appeared on the Sky TV scientific programme Brainiac: Science Abuse where he took part in "Brainiac Golf" - in which a Brainiac went head to head against Spence. Every time a ball was putted, it set off a fuse, which ignited a caravan filled with a unique gas, such as propane, butane, or pure oxygen, and a different element which coloured the explosive flame.

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