Parry has first-round lead at Scottish Open

INVERNESS, Scotland, July 11 (UPI) -- John Parry fired a bogey-free, 8-under-par 64 Thursday for a one-stroke lead after the first round of the European Tour's Scottish Open.

Matteo Manassero wins Euro PGA Championship on 4th playoff hole

VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 26 (UPI) -- Matteo Manassero birdied the fourth playoff hole Sunday, outlasting Simon Khan to become the youngest-ever winner of the BMW European PGA Championship.

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Chris Wood ahead at Qatar Masters

DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Chris Wood shot an 8-under-par 64 Friday and built a three-stroke lead going into the final round of the European Tour's Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.
Bjorn leads Singapore Classic golf

Bjorn leads Singapore Classic golf

SINGAPORE, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Thomas Bjorn had a 5-under-par 66 Thursday and owns the clubhouse lead after Thursday's opening-day play at the European Tour's Barclays Singapore Classic.

De La Riva shoots 68 to lead Andalucia

ANDALUCIA, Spain, March 17 (UPI) -- Eduardo de la Riva bagged three birdies on the back nine Saturday to maintain his lead at the Open de Andalucia in Spain.
Simon Khan leads Portugal Masters

Simon Khan leads Portugal Masters

VILAMOURA, Portugal, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Englishman Simon Khan shot a 6-under-par 66 Friday and took a one-stroke lead at the halfway point in the Portugal Masters.

Khan erases big deficit, wins Euro PGA

VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 23 (UPI) -- Simon Khan charged back from a 7-stroke deficit Sunday to post a stunning win at the European Tour PGA Championship in England.

Schietekat shoots bogey-free 62

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Local favorite Neil Schietekat posted a bogey-free, 9-under-par 62 Thursday for a 1-stroke lead after one round of the Joburg Open in South Africa.

McDowell, Khan share Scottish golf lead

GLASGOW, Scotland, July 12 (UPI) -- Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell and Englishman Simon Khan completed the third round at 10-under-par 203 Saturday to share the lead in the Scottish Open.

Hansen leads at Mercedes Benz

COLOGNE, Germany, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Soren Hansen shot a 4-under 68 Friday to take a 1-stroke lead after two rounds of the Mercedes Benz Championship in Germany.

Simon Khan leads the European golf event

HAMBURG, Germany, July 26 (UPI) -- Simon Khan shot 7-under-par 65 Thursday and has a one-shot lead after one round of the Deutsche Bank Players Championship at Hamburg, Germany.

Hansen on top at French Open

MAGNY-COURS, France, June 30 (UPI) -- Denmark's Soren Hansen has a two-shot lead through 54 holes of the European Tour's French Open Golf Tournament at Magny-Cours, France.

Khan leads French Open Golf Tournament

MAGNY-COURS, France, June 29 (UPI) -- England's Simon Khan has a one-shot lead over Colin Montgomerie and Paul McGinley after 36 holes of the European Tour's French Open Golf Tournament in Paris.

Garcia, Khan share Mallorca Classic lead

MALLORCA, Spain, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Spain's Sergio Garcia had a 2-under 68 Saturday to move into a share of the lead with Englishman Simon Khan after three rounds of the Mallorca Classic.
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Simon Khan

Simon Khan (born 16 June 1972) is an English professional golfer.

Khan turned professional in 1991, but spent many years struggling to establish his tournament career. His first full season on the European Tour was 2002 and his first European Tour win came at the 2004 Celtic Manor Wales Open. In 2006 he finished second at the prestigious BMW Championship to earn €472,220, which was his biggest prize cheque up to that time.

His best year-end ranking on the European Order of Merit has been 25th in 2006. He has featured in the top 100 of the Official World Golf Rankings. After losing his tour card in 2009, Khan finished first in the Qualifying School tournament. In 2010 he won the BMW PGA Championship, earning €750,000 and securing his tour card for five years in the process.

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