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Ross Fisher's hot back nine nets second-round Tshwane Open lead

CENTURION, South Africa, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Ross Fisher shot a 30 on the back nine Friday to post a 7-under 65 and grab a one-stroke lead after 36 holes of the Tshwane Open in South Africa.

Dyson, Fisher share European Tour lead in South Africa

CENTURION, South Africa, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Simon Dyson and Trevor Fisher Jr. share the lead after Thursday's play at the European Tour's Tshwane Open in South Africa.

Coetzee in front at European Tour's Qatar Masters

DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- George Coetzee closed with three consecutive birdies Wednesday in taking the first-round lead at the European Tour's Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.
Schwartzel repeats as Alfred Dunhill Championship winner

Schwartzel repeats as Alfred Dunhill Championship winner

MALELANE, South Africa, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Charl Schwartzel completed a third consecutive bogey-free round and defended his Alfred Dunhill Championship Sunday in South Africa.
Schwartzel ties for lead in South Africa

Schwartzel ties for lead in South Africa

MALELANE, South Africa, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Defending champion Charl Schwartzel posted a 4-under-par 68 on Friday that moved him into a tie for the lead after 36 holes of the Alfred Dunhill Championship.
Simpson moves up, Jeong gains 700 spots in men's world golf rankings

Simpson moves up, Jeong gains 700 spots in men's world golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Webb Simpson gained seven rankings spots after his Las Vegas PGA Tour win and Jin Jeong climbed 700 places after posting a European Tour victory in Australia.

Jeong wins European Tour event in Australia

KARRINYUP, Australia, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Jin Jeong collected his first professional win by defeating Ross Fisher in a playoff Sunday at the European Tour's ISPS Handa Perth International.

Ninyette leads European Tour event in Australia

KARRINYUP, Australia, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Brody Ninyette had four birdies in a five-hole span Saturday in moving to the front of the European Tour's ISPS Handa Perth International tournament.
Hedblom moves to front at European Tour event in Australia

Hedblom moves to front at European Tour event in Australia

KARRINYUP, Australia, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Peter Hedblom had an up-and-down 3-under-par 69 Friday but came away with a two-stroke lead at the European Tour's tournament in Australia.

David Lynn claims Portugal Masters for first win since 2004

ALGARVE, Portugal, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- David Lynn claimed his first European Tour victory since 2004 Sunday, carding an 8-under 63 for a one-stroke triumph at the Portugal Masters.

Dutchman Joost Luiten edges Miguel Angel Jimenez in KLM playoff

ZANDVOORT, Netherlands, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Dutchman Joost Luiten thrilled his local boosters Sunday, besting Miguel Angel Jimenez in a one-hole playoff to capture the KLM Open in the Netherlands.

Thomas Bjorn beats Craig Lee in European Masters playoff

CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Thomas Bjorn birdied the first playoff hole Sunday to take his second European Masters title and deny Craig Lee his first career win.

Rookie Patrick Reed leads at Wyndham Championship

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Rookie Patrick Reed led a wave of young golfers to the top Friday and took the lead after 36 holes of the Wyndham Championship.

Stroud shares lead in PGA Tour regular-season finale

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Chris Stroud, enjoying the best season of his winless seven-year career on the PGA Tour, seized a share of the lead Thursday at the Wyndham Championship.

Scotland's Chris Doak leads Scottish Open

INVERNESS, Scotland, July 12 (UPI) -- Chris Doak Friday fired a second consecutive 6-under-par 66 in taking a one-stroke lead at the halfway point of the European Tour's Scottish Open.
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Team Europe's Ross Fisher plays a fairway shot in heavy rain on the second hole of the first day of the 2010 Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor resort in Newport, Wales on October 01 2010. UPI/Hugo Philpott
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Ross Daniel Fisher (born 22 November 1980) is an English professional golfer, who plays on the European Tour.

Fisher was born in Ascot, Berkshire. His home course is the famous Wentworth Golf Club, Surrey, England, location of the European Tour administrative headquarters. As a child, he attended Charters School, a state comprehensive close to Wentworth. He and his wife Joanne have a daughter Eve Rose. Fisher joined the European Tour in 2006. He earned his card by finishing in 18th on the Challenge Tour's money list in 2005. During Fisher's first season on the European Tour he won a Jaguar for a nearest to the pin contest in the 2006 Quinn Direct British Masters. In 2007 he won the KLM Open by one stroke over Joost Luiten, and subsequently finished the year ranked 43rd on the Order of Merit.

Fisher started the 2008 season with a joint-second place in the HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai, beaten by Phil Mickelson in a three-way play-off that also featured Lee Westwood. In July 2008, Fisher won the European Open on the Heritage Course at The London Golf Club; the first staging of the event at the venue in Kent, England. Despite never having played the course either in competition or in practice, Fisher shot a first round 63—the lowest round thus far in his professional career—which featured a wind-assisted 413-yard drive on the 9th hole, his last of the day. Having established a first round lead, he was never subsequently headed at the top of the leaderboard, going on to win the tournament by a comfortable seven shots from Sergio García. Fisher played steadily for the rest of the season and finished sixth on the Tour's Order of Merit.

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