Nick Green wins the New Zealand Open

WHANGAPARAOA, New Zealand, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Australia's Nathan Green Sunday captured the New Zealand Open in suburban Auckland, New Zealand.

New Zealand Open has a four-way tie

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- England's Graeme Storm Saturday grabbed a share of the lead after three rounds of the New Zealand Open at Whangaparaoa in suburban Auckland.

Bickerton captures the French Open

PARIS, July 2 (UPI) -- England's John Bickerton was a one-shot winner Sunday at the French Open Golf Tournament in Paris for his first European Tour win.

Montgomerie on top at Gleneagles

PERTHSHIRE, Scotland, June 23 (UPI) -- Colin Montgomerie is the leader at the halfway point of the Johnnie Walker Championships at Perthshire, Scotland.

Stenson leads first round of Asian Open

SHANGHAI, April 20 (UPI) -- Henrik Stenson of Sweden holds the first-round lead at the BMW Asian Open, shooting a 5-under-par 67 at the Tomson Shanghai Pudong Golf Club.

David Lynn leads the Volvo Open

BEIJING, April 15 (UPI) -- Despite a bogey on the last hole Saturday, David Lynn maintained the lead after three rounds of the Volvo China Open at Beijing.

Stadler, Scott co-leaders at Perth

PERTH, Australia, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Defending champion Adam Scott is a co-leader with Kevin Stadler after the first round Thursday of the Johnnie Walker Golf Classic at Perth, Australia.

Premier Persian and Islamic art sold

LONDON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- A top collection of Persian and Islamic art, including calligraphy, metalwork and early travel books, brought more than $7 million at a London auction.

German Baraka leads Russian Open

MOSCOW, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Germany's Kariem Baraka shot a 9-under-par 63 Thursday to take a two-stroke lead after one round of the Russian Open.

Fraser, Havret share third-round lead

LOCH LOMOND, Scotland, July 10 (UPI) -- Australia's Marcus Fraser and France's Gregory Havret were the surprise co-leaders Saturday after the third round of the Barclays Scottish Open.

Malaysian open suspended; Jaidee leading

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Rain halted the Malaysian Open for the second straight day Saturday with Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee in the lead.

Fraser wins the Russian Open

NAKHABINO, Russia, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Australian Marcus Fraser edged Austrian Martin Wiegele in a playoff Sunday to win the Russian Open at the Moscow Country Club.
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Marcus Fraser (born 26 July 1978) is an Australian professional golfer.

Born in Corowa, New South Wales, Fraser spent his early years working at a supermarket He completed a distinguished amateur career in 2002, finishing as the top individual in the Eisenhower Trophy world teams event.

He turned professional in 2002 and completed his first seasons playing on Europe's second tier Challenge Tour. In 2003, he won three tournaments in one month, the Danish Open, the Finnish Challenge and the Russian Open, which was also a European Tour event. The last of those wins secured his card on the European Tour for 2004. He has maintained his playing status since by consistently finishing inside the top 120 on the Order of Merit, with a best of 51st place in 2004.

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